Judging from the number of questions asked of authors at post-reading Q&As, people are interested in writers’ offices. What’s your desk like? How’s the view? Is there a bar? As for me, I’m of the Discomfort-Is-Good-For-Work school. You don’t want your space to be too fancy. And you definitely don’t want a sofa and/or TV.
But I do have my lucky charms. This piece at cbc.ca runs through some famous writers and their totems. And on the less famous side, there’s me.