Tis The Season To … Get A New Diary

So, I had a little bit of a freak out the other day. I was all psyched up and ready to purchase my Mslexia 2015 Diary when I stumbled on the price. It was only a quid or so more than I’d paid the previous year, but the fact it was edging closer to a full £20 bothered me. Anyway, after about ten minutes of umming and ahhing and sighing sadly, I decided that £15.99 was slightly too much to pay for a diary, even if it did have wise words from women writers on every page.

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But all was not lost, just this morning my lovely mother was like ‘so Katie, what would you like for Christmas?’ Obviously I immediately blurted ‘MSLEXIA 2015 DIARY PLEASE!’ So I’m happily sorted, and will be able to access women writers words of wisdom and the menstrual cycle calendar after all.

*The diary has many excellent features, for instance, the 2014 edition has a handy, silky page marker and an elastic to keep all your excess pages strapped down tightly. A creativity diary, manuscript layout page, listings of competitions, festivals and awards, a submissions diary, monthly inspirations, an A-Z of essential resources, books lent and borrowed and an address book. Okay, so maybe I’m way off the mark and £15.99 isn’t bad after all.

How much would you hand over for a diary, and from what I’ve mentioned about the Mslexia Writer’s Diary (or from your own experience) do you think it’s worth the price?

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2 thoughts on “Tis The Season To … Get A New Diary

  1. I buy a new diary every year. I have been writing faithfully in one for about 10 years now (one for every year). And they are my most precious possessions. I spend about $20 on mine. Since i use it daily…and I even reread old ones- its worth the investment. You sound like you are a faithful writer- so I would think it is a worthy investment<3

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