So I’ve been doing a lot of traveling this last year, and am finally home again now for a good long stretch. Which means I finally have time to clean my office! Here’s what it looked like a few days ago:
Can you believe that mess? It’s a total hurrah’s nest, as my Nova Scotia grandmother used to say. (She pronounced it “who-raw’s nest.”) This is what happens when you’re juggling multiple deadlines and lots of travel. But it sure makes for a horrid place to work.
I’ve been busy these past few days, sorting, tidying, filing, tossing, dusting, vacuuming, straightening, and organizing. I finally finished last night. Here’s what it looks like now:
Ahhh. MUCH better — I can breathe again! And write. Which is what I’m going to do right now…
Tidy surroundings are a vital part of my writing process. How about you?