Routineology – Janet Kim

I love the color red and I keep my writing and research in a red file folder. The pencil is my weapon of choice because pens intimidate me–three No. 2 pencils to be precise. Erasing words, sentences, and paragraphs can also be somewhat therapeutic. My favorite mug is a ceramic novelty I found at the local swap meet, which reads ‘I Love Grandma’ with bright red hearts. I typically drink water, but occasionally sip coffee or tea. When writing, I like to nibble on snacks. Almonds are a great source of protein and fiber, while also being naturally low in sugar. I try to stay away from candy, but find it hard to fight the temptation for cherry-flavored Jelly Belly beans. Writing can be lonely, so I need friends to keep me company. Lately, I’ve been spending a lot of time with Mr. Orwell.