|my writing corner (at dawn)|
Ironically, I wear very little makeup on a daily basis so my best area was being wasted on an activity that takes up less than 5 minutes a day. There's not much sense in that!
Monday, I cleaned out my desk and cleared all clutter from my desktop. I pulled out the desk and washed the Venetian blinds and the window sill. I emptied drawers and sorted files.
|my improved workspace (rainy mid-morning)|
In searching for relevant quotations and images on the Internet, I found a new blog for me and for other aspiring writer on the Pacific Coast of North America. It's called The Alchemist's Kitchen and it is written by Susan Rich who teaches creative writing in Seattle. There are lot of useful ideas and links for those who which to learn more about the craft.
The minute I walk into this room of my own, I swear I become a different person. The wife, the mother, the granny, the cook, the cleaner - all vanish, for two or three hours only the writer is left.Margaret Forster (from The Guardian)