Every once in a while I like to pretend that I’m handy. I can limp along on some construction projects but, for the most part, I don’t have the patience for them. (I know. I see the hypocrisy. Unable to build a table because of a lack of patience, but willing to work on the same book for 8 years)
This was until I received a gift from my parents for Christmas, (kudos to my wife for the assist). It was money toward transforming my bleak writing hole into a useful and inspiring writing space.
This space is essential. It has to be a retreat, though located about 100 feet from my bed and the chaos of a living room dominated by my lovely children. Thus, I have the following pictures of my new writing space (I apologize in advance for the poor lighting).
Photo 1 – All that can be seen in the built-in is the desk and one flimsy shelf that I dared not set any of my precious books upon.
Photo 2 – Main shelves in place.
Photo 3 – Side shelf in place.
Photo 4 – Finished for now (paint to come later).
Now my inner writer has a place to call home. Time to get to work.
8 thoughts on “My New Writing Space”
Looks great, Bob! Years from now, people will be looking at these photos and saying,”This is where Bob Evenhouse wrote the great American novel.”
And your grandchildren will charge $50 a person to come and look at your desk!
Yes, and don’t forget your official Evenhouse Moleskine at the giftshop for a mere $25. Lol
haha, thanks Josh. Let’s hope this thing doesn’t collapse between now and then!
I love updating my workspace, even if it is to find a new place to keep my pens. Your handyman skills look quite successful. Enjoy your new space.
Thanks Kate. I am thrilled with it!
Nice work! Want to turn my garage into a library? 😉
Thanks! Be there tomorrow!