For the protection of closed doors and against open plan academic offices

The main thing that all writers need, Stephen King says in On Writing, is “a door that you are willing to shut.” The door (if we use it) protects us from interruptions. A space where we are protected from interruption is crucial for any writing project.

Jensen, Joli. Write No Matter What: Advice for Academics (Chicago Guides to Writing, Editing, and Publishing) (p. 33). University of Chicago Press. Kindle Edition.

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