Writers’ Rooms – photos

We all like to see what sort of environment other writers work in. So you’re bound to enjoy this page on the BBC News website, which shows photos of lots of writers’ rooms, together with an audio commentary.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/7754115.stm

The full list of rooms featured is:

Alan Sillitoe
Jacqueline Wilson
Beryl Bainbridge
Craig Raine
Seamus Heaney
A.L. Kennedy
Ahdaf Soueif
John Mortimer
David Lodge
V.S. Naipaul
Hanif Kureishi
Margaret Drabble
J.G. Ballard
David Hare
Russell Hoban
Eric Hobsbawm
Roald Dahl
Martin Amis
Ian Rankin
Will Self

As you might expect, some are implausibly tidy, some are well-lived-in . . . and one or two are just like mine!

Dave Haslett, ideas4writers, www.ideas4writers.co.uk

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