One’s desk, much like their purse is a very personal thing (or at least it should be.) I think it says a lot about the person who spends their time at it.
I love to see where other writers write. Kami Garcia often shares what’s on her desk and purse on her blog. Maggie Stiefvater has also shared her office space or the chaos that can become her desk when she gets to drawing.
I’ve shared my work-spaces in the past too, but it’s been some time since I’ve done so and I thought I’d share with you a few things that are sitting on my desk today.
Research books on Spain gotten from my base Library. I really must visit some of the places I’m writing about. I’ll call them research trips!
At any given time there is a notebook or three on my desk (or in my purse, or beside my bed).
I found an old hair ribbon I used to wear back in College during sorority events (Go Phi Mu!).
I have a box of colored pens I purchased at a local market. I got them for my son who likes to journal and draw, but he left them here last week and so I’ve been using them too. I like colored pens, because sometimes black or blue ink, just isn’t enough!
I found some neat pencils while visiting Belluno, Italy this weekend. Belluno was so charming, much like these pencils I picked up in a little boutique, they have Swarovski crystals on their tops. Charming, sparkling writing utensils. Oh what joy!
If you’re wondering why I have toys on my desk, that’s totally my youngest son’s fault. He likes to bring me little treasures.
I found some
Swarovski crystal pencils on amazon I think these would be lovely presents, don’t you?