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August 26, 2012 / bpeveril

I needed that

It’s something I’ve needed for a while. I’ve been looking for just the right one, almost moved on some, but never found just the right one. Then, after a phone call before work yesterday, I got up at the crack of seven today and drove for more than an hour.

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After writing an entire novel sitting cross legged on the bed, or the couch, or stealing a moment here and there on the kitchen table, I’m excited about having a place where writing happens. It’s not a corner office, by any stretch, but a desk in the office with the girls is better than what I had. When I sit there I can look out the window, set my coffee cup someplace safe, set a paper down and maybe find it again later. This is all terribly exciting.

Okay, it’s a little bit exciting. For me. The daughter neatly arranged all of the things she thought I would need to write on it, including a stack of Discworld novels I found at the yard sale with the desk, a framed picture of her, and a Cthulu puppet. She filled the drawer with ink bottles, empty notebooks, and polyhedral dice. She’s welcome in my office any time.

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  1. speveril / Aug 26 2012 5:46 am

    That sounds like exactly the right stuff. Congrats on the desk.

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