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Create a Relaxing Blogging Space for Yourself

Any blogger knows that you need some peace and quiet if you want to get some work done. You might enjoy listening to music or even blogging in front of the TV. But if you want to get down to it and be productive, you need somewhere that helps you out. Creating a calming atmosphere without distractions is just what you need to do. If you treat your blogging seriously, you surely want a place where you can knuckle down and get some work down. You might think you have nowhere to go, but you can set up a blogging space even in the busiest of homes. Try these ideas to carve out a space for yourself.






Create a Quiet Home Office
Most bloggers think about setting up a home office somewhere in their home first. However, you might believe that there isn't anywhere you can have an office. You don't need a spare room to work in, though. All you need is a bit of space in the house for a desk and chair. Depending on your working style, you might not need any more than a small table for your laptop and a chair to sit at it. That's only a couple of square foot in the corner of a room somewhere. Get imaginative with where you can set up. If you want some more privacy, you can try using a screen to separate yourself from the rest of the room.


Set Up an Outdoor Space
You don't have to be inside to have a relaxing place to sit. In fact, being outside can be inspiring. Of course, you might not be able to be outside all the time. In some places, it will be too cold in winter. But you still might be able to use your outdoor space for much of the year. You can get some furniture to set up an outdoor office, and create a private corner in your yard. Install a pond and buy koi fish to go in it to help you relax and feel inspired. You could put in some tall plants to create more privacy too.





Use a Shed, Garage or Other Outbuilding
If you need to get out of the house but don't want to be exposed to the elements, you can use an external building. Several writers famously wrote or write in their sheds, including Roald Dahl. You could set up your garage as a blogging space or use another building separate from your home. Some people might have a small den or cabin; others may have a trailer or camper they can settle into.


Leave the House
Can't get any work done at home? You should consider finding somewhere else to work. One option is to find a café or other establishment with free WiFi. But keep in mind that it could be busy. Libraries can be useful options if they have wireless internet connections or computer terminals. You can also try hiring a desk in a coworking space. They can be excellent value and give you the space you need to get your work done.

Don't let a lack of space prevent you from blogging. If you need somewhere to work, you have several options to create an inspiring space.

This is a contributed post, written by Laura Scott.

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