Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Dee's 2007 Holiday Wish List: Writer's Edition

I hope y'all saw my music minister, L'Tanya Moore sing with Josh Groban on Oprah today. It was short, but great. Anyhoo...Watching Oprah give away gifts reminded me of my own version of Favorite Things, more like wISH lIST. I wish I could give these gifts away. A future goal, give me twenty more years. Below are my wish picks for great gifts for writers.

Dee's Holiday Wish for Writers

1. Levenger's Lapalot Desk. $128.


This puppy has everything you need to read and write in bed. I LIKE. Great thing to have if your laptop is about two hours away from burning a hole through your leg.


2. The Sabrina Laptop Bag by Abbi New York. $89





  • Padded computer compartment fits up to 15.4” widescreen laptops
  • Matching wallet purse
  • Two side pockets for iPod®, Blackberry®, etc.
  • 2 easy access front pockets for keys, change, etc
  • Inside pockets for power cable and phone, pen holders, a zipper compartment for cosmetics and other items
  • Premium faux leather
3.Sin and Evil: Moral Values in Literature $34.30 through Amazon.











403 pages that reference British and American literature over the last 250 years, this is an ambitious, substantial overview of the way major authors from Fielding to Vonnegut have dealt with sin and evil. Paulson, at the same time, interacts with theologians, philosophers, psychologists, sociologists, and literary critics. Yale University.

4.Kindle: Amazon's New Wireless Reading Device

This baby is already sold out, but if you order now you reserve your spot for the next batch. What is it? Let me just tell you what it does:

Product Overview
Revolutionary electronic-paper display provides a sharp, high-resolution screen that looks and reads like real paper.
Buy a book and it is auto-delivered wirelessly in less than one minute.
More than 88,000 books available, including 100 of 112 current New York Times® Best Sellers. New York Times® Best Sellers and all New Releases $9.99, unless marked otherwise.
Free book samples. Download and read first chapters for free before you decide to buy.
Top U.S. newspapers including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post; top magazines including TIME, Atlantic Monthly, and Forbes—all auto-delivered wirelessly.
More than 250 top blogs from the worlds of business, technology, sports, entertainment, and politics, including BoingBoing, Slashdot, TechCrunch, ESPN's Bill Simmons, The Onion, Michelle Malkin, and The Huffington Post.
Holds over 200 titles.
Long battery life. Leave wireless on and recharge approximately every other day. Turn wireless off and read for a week or more before recharging. Fully recharges in 2 hours.
No monthly wireless bills, service plans, or commitments—we take care of the wireless delivery so you can simply click, buy, and read.
Email your Word documents and pictures (.JPG, .GIF, .BMP, .PNG) to Kindle for easy on-the-go viewing.


5. Hello Kitty USB 2.0 Flash Drive 512 MB













Cute. If you've been reading my blog, then you know how important having one of these is to me. A flashdrive is a must. Why not have one that make you smile.

6. Apple MacBook Pro MA895LL/A 15" Notebook PC (2.2 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB RAM, 120 GB Hard Drive, DVD/CD SuperDrive)


Click here to read and watch. That's all I can say about it. Plus I want one.

What did I miss on the list?

1 comments:

Regina said...

Hi Dee!
I like that laptop desk! I may have to add that to my list.
Hope your Thanksgiving was awesome!

Blessings,
Regina

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