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Share Your Shelf with Kalyn Josephson. The YA Author of The Storm Crow shares her Favorite Bookish Essentials in this issue of Curiositales.

Share Your Shelf with Kalyn Josephson. The YA Author of The Storm Crow shares her Favorite Bookish Essentials in this issue of Curiositales.

Share Your Shelf with Kalyn Josephson

  • My notebooks - I fill one out for each book. They include everything from world building aspects to character bios to quotes I want to use in the book.
  • My bookshelves - I've had these since I was in high school and have slowly been filling them up. They're organized in alphabetical order for the most part, with a couple subgroups like my Novel19s shelf.
  • My planner - I have an absolute horrid memory, and without my planner I'd never remember anything. I just got my 2019/2020 planner!
  • Slack - This is how I communicate with my writing group, The Guillotine Queens. Without them, this journey would have been twice as hard.
  • My whiteboard - I brainstorm a lot of scenes on my whiteboard before writing them. It helps me think them through.

"I drink a loooot of tea, and I collect mugs. These are just a few! I always have a cup when writing or editing." - Kalyn Josephson @KalynJosephson #bookishessentials #tealover #writerslife

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Share Your Shelf with Kalyn Josephson. The YA Author of The Storm Crow shares her Favorite Bookish Essentials in this issue of Curiositales. Find out what items she included in her list!

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  • Incense holders - I collect them! And the incense that go with them. I love having them going while I write.
  • Mug and tea collection - I drink a loooot of tea, and I collect mugs. These are just a few! I always have a cup when writing or editing.
  • Fluffy sweaters - I'm all about the fluffy things. I usually wear gym shorts or pajamas with a fluffy sweater when I write.
  • Fuzzy socks - In addition to fuzzy socks, of course! These are just a few of my favorite pairs.
  • My cats - mainly my youngest, El, who will camp out in my lap for hours on end while I write. I've gotten a lot of writing and editing done just because I didn't want to get up and disturb her!

Do you prefer tea like Kalyn Josephson or are you more of a coffee person? Let us know in the comments down below!

"I have an absolute horrid memory, and without my planner I'd never remember anything. I just got my 2019/2020 planner!"- Kalyn Josephson @KalynJosephson #yaauthor #planner #bookishessentials 

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