The Twelve Days of Writing

On the first day of writing, my muse did give to me, A laptop to set on my knee.

On the second day of writing my muse did give to me, Two typing hands, and a laptop to set on my knee.

On the third day of writing my muse did give to me, A lovely Scrivener app, Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee

On the fourth day of writing my muse did give to me, Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the fifth day of writing my muse did give to me, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the sixth day of writing my muse did give to me, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the seventh day of writing my muse did give to me Seven engaging characters, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the eighth day of writing my muse did give to me Eight possible titles, Seven engaging characters, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the ninth day of writing my muse did give to me Nine POV switches, Eight possible titles, Seven engaging characters, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the tenth day of writing my muse did give to me Ten sticky plot points, Nine POV switches, Eight possible titles, Seven engaging characters, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the eleventh day of writing my muse did give to me Eleven sips of Scotch, Ten sticky plot points, Nine POV switches, Eight possible titles, Seven engaging characters, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

On the twelfth day of writing my muse abandoned me Who knows where she can be? Oh, well, I’m a writer.  I still have— Eleven sips of Scotch, Ten sticky plot points, Nine POV switches, Eight possible titles, Seven engaging characters, Six grammar errors…#?@!, FIVE CUPS OF COFFEE! Four hours alone, A lovely Scrivener app,  Two typing hands, And a laptop to set on my knee.

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