Wednesday, October 14, 2009

A Writer and Her Workspace




Originally, I had some photos of my workspace posted.  But since someone thought my desk looked a little too neat, I decided to take a few pics of its messier status.  Now, I tried to edit the original post and move some things around, but technology doesn't like me very much, so I wound up removing the whole ball of wax.

And now I have to use my brain to remember the lovely words I'd posted.  Of course, I can't recall, so I'll just have to wing it.  I believe I explained that in its neatest condition, my desk holds a dictionary, a fancy can with some pens and pencils, a laptop computer supported by a dohickey thing which elevates it so I don't burst my neck muscles, a stapler and a few Avon books (my other money-making venue).

In its messier condition, you'll see some other items such as a Kathy coffee mug, a water bottle, a magazine, a bunch of papers, yet another cup of pens and pencils, my mouse and now a brand new phone.  Nearby is my printer.

And what good is a workspace without the writer working in it.

If all goes well, the photos will magically appear once I'm finished typing this.  Cross your fingers I do this right.

What does your workspace look like?



11 comments:

  1. That's more like it!!! :D

    A real desk! ;)


    Adam

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  2. Adam: I'm glad you like my mess.

    Shadowferret: Hi there! This desk belonged to my parents so I am assuming it's pretty old. I think it was Pat on AW who said she thinks it looks like an antique.

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  3. Yes, much better, but still not as much of a disaster as mine. I seriously would crawl in a hole if I posted pictures of my work space. But, I'm inspired now to get the clutter under control.

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  4. Messy. Clean. Whatever! It's ten million times better than my love seat, which is my current workspace. I want an office so bad. Or just a desk. Yes, a desk would be so nice!

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  5. Susan: Now I'm really curious to see yours!

    Amanda: I am lucky to have an office. I lived in a tiny apartment on the third floor for about 13 years. No office. I am very thankful for my house.

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  6. Kinda messy. LOL But I have a laptop to write in, and I just use the desktop for blogs, internet, etc.
    You have a very nice area there. :-)

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  7. Kathy - ya gotta have flair! :) Your desk is quite nice, though. I love the color of the wood. Beats my card table hands down. But, I have more fairies, so, you know...
    bettielee
    :)

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  8. Mine looks very much like that! Except replace the coffee with chai tea. ;)

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  9. My work desk is a bit of a mess. Coffee cups, tissues (used and new), books, notes, to-do lists... Bleh. Then before the hubby comes home it all gets cleaned up. LOL

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  10. Thanks to all who responded.

    And, Jennifer, I know what you mean. Clean up time before husband comes home--yup, me too!

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