A warm welcome and huge congratulations to Michelle Bracken, this year's winner of theOFFICE Fellowship. Michelle will receive 6 months of a Premium Membership here at theOFFICE to write write write write write! Michelle submitted the short story, Me Without You, part of a collection of interconnected stories about three 4th graders in a secluded ward … Continue reading 2019 Fellowship Winner!
Looking for a quiet space to write in Los Angeles? Apply now for our FREE Fellowship to theOFFICE and you could win 6 months of a Premium Membership with 24/7 access to the space. If you're a local, up-and-coming writer who's committed to your craft, this is for you! theOFFICE is a quiet, communal workspace … Continue reading 2019 Fellowship to theOFFICE
If 2018 has been a tough year for your personal productivity, you are certainly not alone. The world is noisier than ever and making space for oneself in these uncertain times can feel near impossible. For self-generative careers like writing, these are especially challenging times. That’s why theOFFICE (our physical location here in Santa Monica, … Continue reading A message for our local readers
Artist Aaron Caycedo-Kimura created a series of cartoons that communicate what it's like to be an introvert. We like them because they also capture what it's like to work in a quiet workspace like theOffice!
We're in the middle of one of those unpredictable times at theOffice when we are just FULL. The roster is at capacity. Which is great because theOffice kind of works best when it's full. There's this great energy in the room. All you hear is the sound of light tapping on computer keys and the trickle … Continue reading AfterHours at theOffice
This New Yorker piece has an interesting take on what writers' spaces are all about: "As with the gym, at the writers’ space you feel less ridiculous spending your time on an activity with uncertain and elusive benefits: everyone else is doing it, too. It’s a cocoon that protects its inhabitants from a world where most … Continue reading The Strange Rise of the Writers’ Space
We are so excited to be launching our brand new website. For those of you who have recently started reading this blog and/or following us, here is some information on who we are. We're a coworking space that caters to writers, so naturally we wanted to start a blog with the same intention. We hope you've been … Continue reading Brand New Website!
The submission period for our Fellowship is officially closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted this year, we got a record number of entries. We are a little blown away by the quality of scripts we've read so far.You all are not making this decision easy (but you are keeping us very entertained). Check back at … Continue reading 2015 Fellowship Update
Linda Abbott recently took some incredible pictures of theOffice. Have a look...