My writing life is infested with squirrels.
My squirrels try to out do each other and pop up to distract me at the most awkward times. I have at least four.
1. The Squirrel in Armor – She is tough and rattles her saber. Smells like pipe-smoke. May hang out with wizards and thieves.
Hard to ignore score: 5 out of 10
2. The Shiny Squirrel – She prefers spaceships to planets. I cal her Mel.
Hard to ignore score: 7 out of 10
3. The Sparkly Squirrel – When in the sunlight he sparkles. May or may not be undead.
Hard to ignore score: 6 out of 10
4. The Lovey-Dovey Squirrel – Overly romantic, starry-eyed, waiting to meet the one. Knows how to sigh dramatically
Hard to ignore score: 8 out of 10
Any two from above – they may play tag or break out into song.
Hard to ignore score: 10 out of 10
If they show up all together – squirrel-ageddon. They are only chased away by shutting off the computer and hiding – preferable with chocolate.
Hard to ignore score: 26 out of 10
How do you ignore the squirrels in your life?