That's a real bummer! Macs are good cpu's (usually!).
Good luck shopping for a new laptop! I pray if is something that helps inspire you and doesn't frustrate you.God Bless,Stacy Dupleasehttp://www.storiesbystacy1.blogspot.com/
Well, as excuses go, that's a pretty good one! Hope you find something that will inspire you to write like a madwoman between now and Christmas!
Before you toss your Mac, what's wrong with it? My brother may be able to help you fix it.