So fun, so free! Amtrak is currently considering offering a writers’ residency program for writers seeking inspiration-inducing-solitude by traveling through the countryside on an Amtrak train. Providing a “unique environment for creative thought,” the program will be free to boot. Exciting, right? The folks at the Huffington Post think so:
Thanks to novelist Alexander Chee — who recently expressed his wish to see Amtrak begin a writer’s residency — the railroad service is about to offer exactly that, thus exciting writers everywhere.