My favourite things to bring me out of the writing doldrums

Staying motivated to write when you are tired, grumpy and exhausted is an ongoing challenge and sometimes downright depressing.
Since I write a lot for a living, sometimes it’s hard to put fingers to keyboard with the enthusiasm my fantasy writing deserves.
Often I listen to my favourite music to keep me inspired. I have a few different playlists for different moods, which I will share with you another time.
For now though, I wanted to stick to a ‘musical’ theme and tell you about some of my favourite things. Things that bring me out of the doldrums and remind me why I like fantasy writing so much.
So here is my ode to my favourite things – fantasy and non-fantasy related – inspired of course by the Sound of Music, which happens to be one of other favourite things. 
(To be sung to the tune of My Favourite Things)
War of the roses and everything written
Heroic young princes making me smitten
Wizards and hobbits protecting a ring
These are a few of my favourite things
Cream colored unicorns and crisp apple strudels
Mulled wine by the fireplace
The whole kit and kaboodle
Dragons that fly with the sun on their wings
These are a few of my favourite things
Leia in white dresses with side bun hairstyles
Musicals and Pixar movies and medieval trials
Winter is Coming and there’s no hope of spring
These are a few of my favourite things
When the vamp bites 
When the Siren sings
When I’m feeling sad
I simply remember my favourite things
And then I don’t feel…so bad
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Kylie Fennell
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