#WIPJoy Day 5: Ask a question! I want to know about your favorite writing snacks / tea! What gluten-free snacks do you like to eat while you are writing? Where do you get your tea?
I usually go for an yerba mate, but I am looking for more options for non-caffeinated drinks with a kick.
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