In Brief

Creatives could soon take their work on the road and enjoy a "writer's residency" for free.

Life on the road is something many writers and artists aspire to, and Amtrak‘s new residency program could ease some creative geniuses into this wanderlust lifestyle. Amtrak’s unique program, though not yet official, is offering free roundtrip journeys to writers to help them stay focused and keep their inspiration flowing, all thanks to a Twitter suggestion made by a customer a while back. Jessica Gross, one of the first few who tested the “writer’s residency,” took her work on the train, speeding her way from NYC to Chicago and back creating.

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