Our house is getting a bit crowded as my daughters get older and have begun asking for their own rooms. We need space. At the moment I have a 10×14′ study in the lower level of our split level home, but we may need that space in the future for an additional bedroom.
With this mind, I have been reading a lot about writing sheds. It seems that more and more writers are writing in small outbuildings in their backyards. A few people build them from scratch, but many of them buy prefabricated sheds and convert them into tiny offices.
Here are a few examples of these kinds of sheds.
Article from the Christian Science Monitor.
An interesting blog post about a writer’s shed.
Here is some advice about how to convert a garden shed into a writing shed.
Here is a pic of food writer and cultural critic Michael Pollan’s writing cabin.
Here are some wild possibilities for writing sheds, including the shed where George Bernard Shaw wrote.
This one is cool.
Here is a blog about working in sheds.
Do any of my readers have a writing shed? If so, I would love to hear from you. I am seriously considering this, so any advice would be great!