Writing How-To: Write Space

Friday, October 9, 2009
Not much has changed in the couple of weeks since I took this picture to post it on an email list during a discussion of writing spaces.

Believe it or not, this is my dining room table. We eat on the couch.

Don't ask.

The large, blue coffee mug on the left of my laptop is my Stitch (as in Lilo and Stitch) mug that I drink out of every day. The dog is Scudder, my male black Lab.

The mess...well, don't my floors look great!?! *LOL*

Between hectic editing and writing schedules, arthritis, and really sore bodies, hubby and I haven't gotten the rest of the flooring done in our bedroom or our office. My laptop will still be in the "great room" (we don't have a separate living and dining room, they're one large room) but most of that mess will be on my desk...in the office. *LOL*

I like the view. That window looks south, on our backyard, overlooking a freshwater canal. We get birds and squirrels and I enjoy looking at the view, such as it is. It works for me.

If you need a neat desk, by all means, use one. But you can write anywhere. Don't use not having a "perfect" space to write as an excuse to not write. Whether it's at a table, a desk, a couch, your bed, or a McD's or park bench, WRITE.

2 reader comments:

  1. LOL... Our spare "bedroom" is our "study" where my husband watches movies and I attempt to work when he's off gallavanting at film shoots. It's also where we put all our books and his photography stuff so it's constantly full of boxes, packets and things. The maid has to clean around things.

  1. *LOL* I'd be happy to have a maid! *LOL*