There’s nothing like a to do list to keep you focused and on task. Unless you’re blogging for poops and giggles (jeez the PG-13 version of this is lame.)
Here’s a selection of faux-to do lists of authors and characters. Including them in my list is not a nod to their literary prowess; just that I could think of a list for them.
- Find lost paradise.
- Curl hair.
- Prepare for restoration project.
- Send for 1,000 I’m with Cromwell pins.
- Find new young bride.
- Educate people that blank verse is not blank.
- Pick apples in the garden.
- Paint a room of one’s own.
- Find appropriate Abyssinia royal dress for prank.
- Make a trip to the lighthouse.
- Dip into the stream of consciousness to cool off.
- Flounce punctuation! conventions; be sure to exploit every mark! every whim! to make a point.
- Go looking for rocks.
- Polish jewels.
- Dive into coins in the money room like Scrooge McDuck.
- Renew subscription to Today’s Bride.
- Fall in love with rich older man.
- Have some tragic drama befall another character.
- Write another bestseller.
- Eat lasagna.
- Trip Odie.
- Make fun of Jon.
- Have nap.
- Torture Nermal.
- Touch up curtains with claws.
- Read 101 Ways to be Lazy
- Sabotage trip to vet.
- Put Jon on LavaLife.
Anne of Green Gables
- Drool over dress with puffed sleeves.
- Get off the raspberry cordial.
- Break slate over Gil’s head.
- Dye hair green.
- Avoid the roof.
- Put Mrs. Lynde in her place.
- Pledge love to Diana.
- Play at Cavendish amusement park.
- Go golfing.
- Escape Atlanta.
- Pout at Rhett.
- Make eyes at Ashley.
- Purge any evidence of the name Pansy.
- Birth baby.
- Paint Tara.
- Remember tomorrow is another day.
- Explain conceit does not mean conceited.
- Hide rosary.
- Check self for bubonic plague.
- Make another child.
- Compare sex to fleas.
- Batter fish, not heart.