The write space
This, my friends, is my dream writer’s studio.
It does not belong to me. It belongs to a house down the road, and I walk/run/bike/drive past it every day, and do a righteous amount of coveting. Someday, when I’ve saved enough pennies, I will knock on this person’s door and kindly ask to have this shed airlifted to my backyard.
Or at least I’ll ask them what paint color they used for that door. (Don’t you love the yellow door?)
For now, I’m recreating internal spaces for writing. The actual space moves a lot, depending on where the children suspect they might be able to find me. (I’ve found my closet to be most foolproof so far.) But I did want to create an inspiring workspace. So as soon as the ban on painting was lifted, I tackled the office. It was a dark and dreary brick red and was crammed full of stuff. Way, way too much stuff. So we did a whole lot of rearranging, moved the shelves into the closet, added a sofa-bed, I splashed on my favorite paint color ever, and voila: a decent writing space.
Something needs to be done about the blank spaces on the wall. And the fact that it’s the coldest room in the house (and one can’t type in mittens. I’ve tried.) But it is a good space. A place where great writing can happen.
At least, until that writer’s shed comes along.
How about you? Do you have a favorite work space? Are you fascinated by others’ work spaces? I love some of these, this is a dream crafting studio, I could also be happy working in this, or really, any of these.