# Writers and Their Totems (or, Writers are Weird)

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.

Writers and Their Lucky Charms