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A Room of One’s Own to Write Memoir In

Are you a writer who has felt cramped because you do not have a dedicated space for writing your memoir?

You have read about writing spaces and have longed for one, but do you really need one?

An outside writing space

A dedicated writing space sounds great to me—and a luxury I am not willing to let my writing wait for. In fact, I have never used outside writing rooms (also known as “office”—except for once when I borrowed a summer home for a week and finished The Photo Scribe / How to Write the Stories Behind Your Photos there as I wrote ALL day. Being at that oceanside house was very productive as I had nothing else to do. It was either write or be bored. The book had been stalled and it raced to the finish line in that week.

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2 Responses to A Room of One’s Own to Write Memoir In

  1. Francie King January 29, 2020 at 9:22 AM #

    Denis, this was great! Using no-writing-room was once a serious excuse for me too … but no more. You take out your notepad or whatever device you have and WRITE, wherever you are (the subway, the park, the basement, the kitchen while the bread is rising …). Thank you for the reminder!

  2. Denis Ledoux January 29, 2020 at 1:06 PM #

    Absolutely. When there’s a will, there’s a way. Keep writing—but I know you will.

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