Product Placement: NiteNote

I blogged about this for Modern Materialist earlier today, and thought some of you might be interested.

As a writer, I find myself spending a lot of time staring at a blank screen. And then, at night, when I’m supposed to be shutting my brain down, ideas start coming fast and furious.

My husband hates this.

Every time I think of something new, I have to lean all the way over and turn the bedside lamp, so I can jot down my idea. Then I turn the lamp off again. Then I lie there tossing and turning and think of something new. I lean over. I turn on my bedside lamp. I start scribbling. And on and on.

Then, Michael brought this home:

[$19.95, Amazon]

The NiteNote is a notepad that illuminates when you remove the pen from the plastic base.

Yes, you’re welcome.


  1. margiewrites says:

    That’s exactly what happens to me! Except my husband goes to sleep early, while I stay up late. We live in a 1-bedroom condo with one bathroom, which of course, is in our bedroom area so whenever I have to use the bathroom I have to open the door as quietly as possible without waking him up. I usually stay up on the laptop in the living room until I’m so beat from brainstorming story ideas or writing, then zonk out and come to bed.


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