The Blog of Author Robert K. Lewis

Okay, So Let Me Get This Over With.



This is where I work. It’s the landing outside our bedroom. My wife found that desk for me on Craigslist and I am eternally grateful to her for it. She also found me that awesome chair from around the same period.

She’s lovey that way.

The bottom drawer has this old, glued-on card that says, “1936 Boston Red Sox Baseball Cards”. It’s quite perverse how much I like that card. The desk has a deep history, as evidenced by the 1/8″ layer of pockmarked varnishes on the top.

Those are three of my guitars (in their black cases) in the background: a 1974 Ibanez Les Paul copy, a black Epiphone acoustic, and an acoustic I bought back in 1983 called a Mountain. It has a real Martin top on it, and sounds very, very “warm”.

Yes, I am a guitar geek when I’m not writing.

Anyway, that’s where I struggle almost everyday with this writing thing I love so much.

5 responses

  1. Calista Taylor

    The desk and chair really do suit you and your writing style. Unfortunately, sitting properly and in a chair no less is the equivalent of torture for me. My shoulders both cramp in excruciating pain. My usual work space is plopped on the sofa, lounging with my laptop.

    I hope you know you'll now need to post a video of you playing. ; )

    10/16/2009 at 4:41 pm

  2. rkl

    hahaha… not in this life time. I've tried the couch thing, but I truly need "a space" that's just for writing. It helps keep my ADD and OCD in check.

    10/16/2009 at 4:54 pm

  3. Jemi Fraser

    I'm with Calista – I like comfy 🙂 I do most of my writing sitting on my bed or my favourite comfy living room chair.

    I do love your set though – very appropriate for your genre!

    10/16/2009 at 10:15 pm

  4. rkl

    Thanks, Jemi!

    10/16/2009 at 10:45 pm

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