You know who you are. You welcome the brief hiatus from routine time keeping, lunch making and shouting imperatives with open lap tops and crackling creativity. You rack up absurd word counts, conjure up amazing plot twists and spend real quality time with your favourite characters, beside your family members of course.
|Me, minus the cool boots and pink ears and clean hair|
However it also involves numerous big girl / little girl days out, shopping, train trips to the big City, more shopping, unplanned excursions to the beach, play dates, sharing strawberry ice creams, cooking sessions, singing ridiculously loudly to our cranked up favourites, and at this time of year, more chocolate Easter eggs than Santa has long red pants. And I like it like that.
She's only young once. Writing is fun. School holidays are more fun.
I have the rest of never to write.