Urban Writer Spaces: New York City
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It's surprising to many that in the midst of the bustling city, there is a vast host of specialized writing spaces for every kind of writer; some catering to those seeking silence, some encouraging talking and networking, and some offering 24-hour-a-day access. While urban writer spaces are typically large, open rooms populated by numerous writers at any one time, reasonable levels of peace and quiet are possible by choosing a space suitable to your needs or by wearing noise-canceling headphones. Most facilities offer cubicles or desks, Internet access, a telephone room, and most importantly, access to coffee. Rates ranging from a few hundred to a couple thousand dollars a year vary by location.