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11 Must Have Items For Writers on the Go

One of the things I love about being a writer is being able to go wherever I want whenever I want. My office is anywhere I can find a a quiet place to reflect, write, hash-out thoughts and get them down – either on paper of PC. Not everywhere I find myself these days is equipped with technology. Luckily my phone has hot spot capabilities but there are other necessities not so readily available. I’ve put this list together with needs I have found useful during my time away – where my office is nature or a cozy bed and breakfast. I always have the comforts of home

tech gadgets for those on the go
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Multi-function Portable Steering Wheel Tray $13.99

steering wheel tray

The Zone Tech portable car tray can be mounted to steering, assistant seat and seatback. This portable car tray can be used by the driver for food or as a notebook support or desk providing a convenient place when on the go. The slim design and lightweight construction of the Zone Tech portable car tray can fit into the back of the car seat when not in use. Simply hook the tray to your steering wheel and you’ve got an instant ergonomic desk.

Portable Power Bank with AC Outlet – $69.99

portable AC power bank

This portable AC Power Bank includes a Portable Charger, and AC Outlet with a 29W USB C Output Compatible with MacBook, Switch, iPhone Xs, XR, X and Galaxy S9, Note 9. Perfect for car rides, long flights or in places where you have no electric plug.

Portable Charger – $49.99

portable USB charger

Colossal Capacity: 26800mAh of power charges most phones over 6 times, tablets at least 2 times and any other USB device multiple times.
High-Speed Charging: 3 USB output ports equipped with Anker’s PowerIQ and VoltageBoost technology ensure high-speed charging for three devices—simultaneously (Not compatible with Qualcomm Quick Charge).
Recharge 2X Faster: Dual Micro USB (20W) input offers recharge speeds up to twice as fast as standard portable chargers—a full recharge takes just over 6 hours while using both input ports (wall charger not included). Anker Elite USB Charger, Dual Port 24W Wall Charger – 12.99

Portable Solar Charger – $22.99

portable solar USB charger

Made of durable and reliable ABS+PC+Silicone material, protects it from rain, dirt, and shock/drops.intelligent security protection, avoid over-current, over-voltage, over-load, and short circuit, etc. Solar phone charger featured with compass and 2 bright LED flashlight. Awesome for outside activities such as camping, hiking, and other emergency use.
Compatible with Multiple Devices – Compatible with your iPhone, Samsung, HTC, Nexus, Go-pro Camera, Tablets and other USB devices. More than 900+ recharge lifecycle. Solar Charging Travel Power bank with Flashlight / Carabiner, Very reliable and durable. Solar power bank provides more convenience in your daily life or on your trip.
Convenient Smart Express Charge – The solar powered charger has dual USB and powerful LED light.Makes it easy to charge two smartphones simultaneously or a tablet at full speed . 2 led lights can be used as flashlight with Steady-SOS-Strobe mode. Five pilot indicators indicate the status of battery charger timely. Green light on when charging by solar, blue light on when USB charging.

Rocketbook Everlast Reusable Smart Notebook – $29.97

Rocketbook reusable notebook

Power up your Rocketbook anywhere, even where other electronics have to be powered down. Share notes and sketches with colleagues even if they weren’t in the meeting, or even if there was no meeting at all. Simply use Rocketbook to be more organized, creative and productive. Marking symbols at the bottom of each page tells the Rocketbook app where to send your content. When you’re ready to scan, Just hold your phone above each page. In milliseconds, the app detects and captures each page, producing images more crisp and vibrant than the real thing.

36 reusable pages wipe clean with a damp cloth when used with Pilot FriXion pens
Allow 15 seconds for ink to dry in order for it to bond to our specialized pages.
Blast your notes to Google Drive, Dropbox, Evernote, Box, OneNote, Slack, iCloud and email
Works with any pen, marker or highlighter from the Pilot Frixion line (one pen is included)
No more wasting paper – this environmentally-friendly notebook can be used endlessly.

Bullet Journal Dual Pack – $11.99

dotted bullet journal

128 pages Dot Grid Hardcover A5 Notebook with Numbered Pages Inner Pocket and 3 Sticker Sheets: 2 Mark Sticker Sheets, 1 Calendar Sticker Sheet.
This bullet journal is truly an all in one writing and drawing tool. Its compact nature makes it easy to take anywhere you go! Ideal for line drawing, studying, calendaring, capturing your thoughts, drafts, sketches, notes, appointments, contacts, etc. Take this to school, a coffee shop, work, or traveling for portable documenting! Unlike a laptop or cell phone, this is a much more traditional, convenient and healthy way to chronical your life.

Bullet Journal Set – $25.99
Bullet Dotted Journal Set with the most bonus : Feela notebook set with 1 black Bullet Dotted Journal Notebook, 15 colors Fineliner pens,5 Pieces of Reusable Stencils,6 Sticker Sheets,6 Washi Tape set,1 Black Gel Pen.Unbelievable Abundant and Intimate!

2 TB Portable Hard Drive – $49.99

The Canvio Basics portable hard drive allows you to collect your content and take it anywhere, offering high storage capacity, 24/7 accessibility to your stored content, and time tested reliable performance. Never stop capturing your adventures. Canvio Basics offers the space to collect in a size (2.5″) you can take anywhere. With USB 3.0 (USB 2.0 compatible) you’ll be able to transfer files on the go while powering the drive through your laptop’s USB connection – no external AC power cord needed.
USB 3.0 Charger Cable – $5.80

128G USB Flash Drive USB 3.0 – $14.99

128 gb flash drive

Suitable for storing digital data for school, business or daily usage. Apply to data storage of music, photos, movies and other files. The ring can easily be attached to your key chain or lanyard, using to help keep from losing, and for easy carrying. The USB 3.0 flash drive is compatible with USB 3.0, and backward compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 Easy to Use – Plug and play, no need to install any software. Supported by Windows, Linux, and Mac OS.

Dual Pack 32G USB 2.0 Flash Drives $9.99

JBL Waterproof Blue Tooth Speaker – $119.95

JBL Waterproof Blue Tooth Speaker

Wirelessly connect up to 2 smartphones or tablets to the speaker and take turns enjoying powerful sound with upto 20 hours of play. The JBL Charge 4 portable Bluetooth speaker with full-spectrum, powerful sound and a built-in power bank for charging your devices. A high-capacity 7500mAh rechargeable Li-ion battery provides up to 20 hours of playtime and the speaker carries a convenient USB charge out to quickly charge your devices so you will never run out of power again. And with a rugged design, IPX7 waterproof rated exterior, together with JBL Connect+ it will elevate your listening to the next level.

Large Compartment Travel Laptop Backpack – $34.99

Large Compartment Travel Laptop Backpack

Travel Laptop Backpack, Veballensty 17.3 Inch Business Backpack with USB Charging Headphone Port, Water Resistant Large Compartment
3 main pockets, 2 front pockets, 2 side pockets, 1 back anti-theft pocket. Inside the larger pocket is a laptop compartment and a tablet compartment, a grid file pocket. Other hidden pockets can accommodate lots of stuffs like key, pen, phone, mouse, mobile power, data cable. The laptop backpack is easy to help you better organize your luggage. Dimensions: 19.7x 13.8 x 7.5 (inches). The laptop compartment is suitable for 13, 13.3, 14, 15, 15.6, 17.3-inch notebooks. The backpack is made of high-quality wear-resistant and waterproof Oxford fabric, which reinforces the seams of the shoulder straps of the backpack and the handle to prevent the seams from cracking. We added padding on the bottom of the travel laptop backpack to padded protection by alleviating the impact of dropping the backpack on the ground. The zipper does not get stuck or broken. The shoulder strap length adjuster features sturdy and thick so you don’t have to worry. This travel backpack comes with an external built-in USB chargering /headphone port, built-in USB charging/headphone cable, these features make easy to charge your phone or listen music while walking (Portable battery is not included).There is an anti-theft pocket on the back of the laptop backpack, you can put your valuables in this pocket to prevent being stolen. There is a luggage strap that secures the backpack to the suitcase to ease the travel burden.

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