What’s your writing space like?
I’m posting my recent guest blog post on the wonderful site Writescape.ca. Their fabulous blog ‘Top Drawer’ is a treasure trove of writing hacks and inspiration.
The Minimalist Writer
Open concept is a must in all modern IKEA-catalogue-worthy homes. The glossy photos selling Swedish furniture promise you zen and relaxation. The reality is, unless you are living in a staged home, the open-concept layout likely means you’re being more overwhelmed by constantly looking at your overstuffed abode.
And for some writers, that can be deadly.
When you don’t have an uncluttered space to disappear to, your ability to hunker down and write can be seriously hampered.
Yes, you can write amid household chaos, but on some level you will always be fighting the distraction. It’s something I’ve had to struggle with until I found a solution.
Writer in a small house
Without a basement rec room, our main floor…
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