There is nothing quite like your own 'writing hut'. A unique, small space where only coffee, peace and inspiration lie. To enter a world with one purpose, to help, encourage and inspire your writing. You are not alone in having this thought. Some of histories greatest writers utilsed the 'writers hut' to help their writing.
Below are 5 famous writers who loved their 'writer huts'.
Mark Twain's Writing Hut, New York
"It is the loveliest study you ever saw...octagonal with a peaked roof, each face filled with a spacious window...perched in complete isolation on the top of an elevation that commands leagues of valley and city and retreating ranges of distant blue hills. It is a cozy nest and just room in it for a sofa, table, and three or four chairs, and when the storms sweep down the remote valley and the lighting flashes behind the hills beyond and the rain beats upon the roof over my head—imagine the luxury of it." -
Roald Dahl called his Writing Hut 'The Gypsy House'
"The whole of the inside was organised as a place for writing: so the old wing-back chair had part of the back burrowed out to make it more comfortable; he had a sleeping bag that he put his legs in when it was cold and a footstool to rest them on; he had a very characteristic Roald arrangement for a writing table with a bar across the arms of the chair and a cardboard tube that altered the angle of the board on which he wrote. As he didn't want to move from his chair everything was within reach. He wrote on yellow legal paper with his favourite kind of pencils; he started off with a handful of them ready sharpened..."
Above is a photograph of inside Roald Dahl's writer hut ' The Gypsy'.
Henry Thoreau's Writer Cabin
Above is a photograph of the inside of Henry David Thoreau's writers hut situated in Walden Pond.
Henry David Thoreau
To help focus on his writing Henry David Thoreau escaped to his cozy writers hut to enjoy a simpler lifestyle. Inside his simple hut was a bed, table, 3 chairs and a desk for his writing. Some of his greatest pieces were written in this tiny hut.
The 'Writing Hut of one of my favourite writers
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