Writers’ workspaces

Maggie Gee's writing room. Photo by Eamonn McCabe.

If you’ve read this post, then you know I’m a home decorating/design junkie. I do more than my share to keep the shelter magazine business viable.

I’m particularly interested in other writers’ workspaces and what they surround themselves with to spark their creativity.

Author Ian's Rankin's office

The UK newspaper The Guardian used to run a fabulous series in the Books section on writers rooms, though sadly it hasn’t been updated recently.  The photographs, almost all by Eamonn McCabe, are wonderful and each is accompanied by the writer’s own description of their spaces and the totems and mementos that inspire them.

Check it out.