10 Ideas for a Reading and Writing Room


Desk: Check. Couch: Check. Book: Check. Relaxed? Check.
Desk: Check. Couch: Check. Book: Check. Relaxed? Check.
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A home office is valuable to many homeowners these days, especially if you're a telecommuter and do much of your work from the comfort of your abode. But a reading and writing room is a little different from a traditional office. This room is for someone who is serious about getting things done, without the distractions that a home office entails -- phones, faxes and anything else that can interrupt your focus. If you're a novelist or an editor, or even just a voracious reader, then you will benefit from creating a place in your home of complete serenity and isolation. Where to start? Fear not, literary genius, here are 10 tips for your very own reading and writing room.