Where Writers Write

Where Writers Write – Vita Sackville-West

A Writer’s Tower ‘I miss you even more than I could have believed; and I was prepared to miss you a good deal.’ ~Vita Sackville-West This writing room is located in the Elizabethan Tower at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent. It’s surrounded by the world-famous, romantic…

Literary Birthday – 16 December – Jane Austen

Jane Austen was born 16 December 1775, and died 18 July 1817 Jane Austen: On Writing 'I could no more write a romance than an epic poem. I could not sit seriously down to write a serious romance under any other motive than to save my…

Roald Dahl’s Writing Desk In His Writing Hut

Roald Dahl was a British novelist, short story writer, poet, fighter pilot and screenwriter. Roald Dahl wrote at his writing desk in a hut. Here’s what Dahl’s illustrator, Quentin Blake, had to say about the hut: “I didn’t go into the shed very often, because the whole point of…

Edith Wharton’s Library

Edith Wharton is the author of The Age of Innocence, Ethan Frome, and The House of Mirth. She wrote more than 40 books in 40 years, including works on architecture and gardens. Read more about the author here