Wednesday, October 06, 2010

Road Trip Wednesday- trapped on an island



You're packing for a month on a deserted island. What, as a reader and writer, must be in your backpack?

Yeah first of all it depends on the island... if is that crazy island that the characters from LOST was on, I would need a weapon it hit Kate in the head every time she went stomping through the forest on some crazy mission. 

But seriously I'm sort of a princess.  

As a writer I would need my laptop, a solar battery and wireless internet thingy.  This way I could blog about my goings on and go to How Stuff Works.com and google to figure out survival stuff.   Yep.  I would NOT last long at all.  But at least I could e-mail someone my GPS location and get out there quickly and to a hotel with free wi-fi.

I guess if I was without internet it would force me to sit down and write, something I sadly have not been doing.  

As for a reader I would need all the books on my TO READ LIST   These books must be finished by Winter break this is my FALL reading list-
Currently it's:
20 boy Summer
Ice Queen
Pay the Piper 
Hex Hall 
Outcast United 
Going Bovine
And that book about a  Clockwork or something.  


Yeah-- no real deep insight to my personality with my all time favorite book or something. Just basic survival and free time for me.  

Oh and I would bring food too.

The one book I would NOT bring--- Lord of the Flies--- while it's one of my all time favorite books, I would be afraid that I was Piggy and I know for a fact that doesn't end well.  




 

8 comments:

  1. I love that more than one person has mentioned Lord of the Flies in relation to this topic!

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  2. Lord of the Flies would easily be the LEAST comforting thing to bring on a deserted island. DVDs of LOST on the other hand... *Sawyer/Jin Swoon*

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  3. As a fellow princess, I hear you on the non survival thing. Good call on no Lord of The Flies.

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  4. This post made me snort with laughter. And yeah, no LOTF on my island.

    BTW, that Clockwork book is awesome! Make sure it doesn't get wet!

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  5. Long live technology!! :)

    Glad I found your blog - took me a while to.

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  6. LOL! I doubt you'd be the Piggy of that island - for a start, you're the only person there! ...unless there are natives, in which case, you'd probably be their new god. So...hooray! :D

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  7. Going Bovine is great but enormous- it can double as your weapon for hitting that girl in the head, if need be.

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