A Writer’s Road Trip Bag Essentials

The Bag

The bag that holds it all, posing prettily.

I’m doing quite a bit of traveling this summer and recently came back from a nine-hour road trip to my grandparents’ farm. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve brought less and less stuff with me for the ride since a good book and portable DVD player are about all I need. So last week I shoved any and all entertainment into my Lands’ End tote and set off for my first adventure!

But of course, I wanted to share with you all what a book lover/amateur writer/college student (I wear many hats) brings on car trips, so that for the entire trip, you too can be entertained! (As long as you’re not driving. Oh goodness, please not when you’re driving.)

Here’s what my bag of goodies entailed:

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