Ernest Hemingway’s standing desk: A working habit he has had from the beginning, Hemingway stands when he writes. He stands in a pair of his oversized loafers on the worn skin of a lesser kudu — the typewriter and the reading board chest-high opposite him. - Paris Review, 1958
Ernest Hemingway's standing desk
In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway’s colleagues bet him that he couldn’t write a sad story in just six words.
The Saddest, Shortest Story Ever Written
Matisse working in bed, his cats at his feet; Nice, France 1949
Mark Twain, New Hampshire, 1905