The secret to keeping your creative juices flowing is to find a place where you will be inspired to write. It can be in common places like your bedroom where you’re most comfortable in, in the garden with a great view of blooming flowers and singing birds, and so on. To delight your thoughts more, here are the work spaces of some of the world’s most famous writers that will entice you to have your own writing haven:
1. Jane Austen/ Author and Novelist
This tiny round table is where the Georgian era author and novelist, Jane Austen wrote her famous social commentary novels including “Emma,” “Sense and Sensibility,” “Persuasion,” and her revision of “Pride and Prejudice.”
2. E.B. White/ Author
Writing beside a large window with an outside view is what inspired Elwyn Brooks White to create several literary works for children literature and his popular book, “Writings from The New Yorker”.
3. Ronald Dahl/ Children’s Book Author
According to Ronald’s illustrator of 15 years, Quentin Blake, he has a shed in his garden where he can work with no distractions, and the inside was organized specially for writing.
4. Mark Twain/ Author and Humorist
Famous author of “Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” and “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer,” Samuel Langhorne Clemens popularly known as Mark Twain incorporated his passion for writing and playing billiards in one room. He spreads his manuscript on the pool table when he’s at work or plays billiards with his friends when he’s not.
5. Rudyard Kipling/ Novelist and Poet
1907 Nobel Prize winner for literature and author of the famous “The Jungle Book,” Rudyard Kipling spent half of his life in this Victorian era-looking room. During his time, he can be found pacing back and forth on his Indian rug to work out verse rhythms.
6. Virginia Woolf/ Novelist
English writer, Virginia Woolf had this cozy writing space in the garden of her home in Sussex, England. Here she wrote her major novels including “Mrs Dalloway,” “To the Lighthouse,” and “The Waves” which her husband, Leonard, claimed as a masterpiece.
7. Charles Dickens/ Novelist
The greatest novelist in the Victorian era, Charles Dickens penned his novels on this desk which is now on display at the Charles Dickens Museum in London. Few of his well-known pieces are “Great Expectations,” “A Christmas Carol,” and the final, unfinished “The Mystery of Edwin Drood.”
8. George Bernard Shaw/ Playwright
Irish playwright and 1925 Nobel Prize winner in literature, George Bernard Shaw once confessed this “hideout” was to keep away people who bother him.
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Sources: Lifehack, The Write Life, Refinery29, Biography.com