There are very few things as marvelous as a quiet place of your own.
Especially when you are a writer or otherwise creative type and need to be left alone to create whatever it is that you create.
Here is a look inside the writing space of a handful of amazing writers.
This is where he stayed when he went to the woods to live a deliberate and simple life. The land he built it on was borrowed from Ralph Waldo Emerson and the entire cabin was 10'x15'.
Where she went to write because she was "always being distracted" by the rest of the world.
His own words about his hut in his book A Place Of My Own: The Architecture of Daydreams.
"Is there anybody who hasn't at one time or another wished for such a place, hasn't turned those soft words over until they'd assumed a habitable shape? What they propose, to anyone who admits them into the space of a daydream, is a place of solitude a few steps off the beaten track of everyday life."
He liked to keep his walls covered with "photos, reproductions and magazine cuttings of Lord Byron, Walt Whitman, Louis MacNeice, W. H. Auden, William Blake, a painting by Modigliani, picaresque nudes, serial specials from Picture Post and similar magazines, rhyming lists and word lists of alliterations."
Where he seldom had to move from his chair because he arranged everything to be within reach and he wrote on yellow legal pads.