The act of writing is magical. The writer is taking ideas and half-formed thoughts and turning them into books that are tangible, exciting, maybe even life-changing. Naturally, people who love those books become curious about the site of that magic act, which is why so many people are fascinated by writers’ spaces. Thus we get projects like photographer Kyle Cassidy’s “Where I Write“. Does your favorite author live inside a teetering tower of books, like Samuel Delany here? Do they write by candlelight? Does a cat grudgingly share the space? Find out below!
E.E. Knight’s watchful editor thinks it’s time for the photographer to leave so Mr. Knight can get back to work. Unless the photographer has treats.
Margaret Weis has a room with a view:
Ben Bova writes beneath a fleet of planes:
While Ysabeau Wilce writes beneath a large green eye:
Peter Straub believes in desk lamps:
But Joe Haldeman prefers a more medieval lighting system:
Ellen Datlow’s space teems with tchotchkes:
While Harry Harrison’s space is spartan:
And finally, Michael Swanwick is a multitasker: his writing space is also a dancing space!
Kyle Cassidy plans to bring these writing spaces, plus many more, together in a book! We will be sure to update you on the progress. in the meantime, where do you write?