It’s funny you should mention writing spaces, because Mine is unusual. I write at the booth in my parents’ camper, sitting on the bench that is closest to the bed. However, I also have been known to write on my phone, while riding down the road. You’re right about one thing, it’s not about the space you use, it’s the time you put into the writing process. And you never know, the sound of the running washing machine might have been the backdrop Dan Brown needed to get his creative juices flowing.
Do you feel the need to have a certain, special place to write? Maybe you have little items you feel inspire you sitting around your desk, computer, in the same room, maybe there is a stone of carnelian or citrine to spark creativity, or even big dark shades to hide you from the world.
My writing space is usually the dining room table, two windows, a bird feeder on one so my cat, usually sitting beside me can be entertained. But I also write on the couch in the living room with a lap desk, and sometimes in my bed.
Dan Brown (author of the Da Vinci code and many others) believes writing space isn’t important. It’s the ritual and the commitment, not the space. He relates a story in which he was visiting his parents and he wrote in the laundry room, lap top on the ironing board while…
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