Notebook. If you decide to hand-write, you’ll need plenty of paper.
Pens/Pencils. Pens are good for hand-writing. Pencils are good for taking notes.
Highlighters. To remember the important stuff. Make sure you use a lot of colors because… Why not?
Post-It Notes. For note taking if you don’t like index cards.
Index Cards. For note taking if you don’t like post-it notes.
Baby Name Book. In case a brand new character appears when you least expect it.
Snack. Writers need to eat, too. Just make sure it doesn’t get all over your fingers or makes a mess on your paper or keyboard!
Drink. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate, water… Whatever helps you stay focused.
Music. If you need some background noise.
Laptop. Of course you’ll need your laptop to type your novel. At the end of the month, you’ll need that and a good internet connection to validate your novel.
What do you have in your NaNo tool kit?
If you’re participating in NaNoWriMo, feel free to add me as a writing buddy: Fiery_Sapphire.