2017/09/20

10 Cool Gifts for Writers


If you're a writer I bet you're really tired of getting the same boring old notebooks and pens as gifts.

Even though notebooks are an essential part of any writer's toolkit, there are plenty of other non-notebook gifts out there.

So let's kick-off the list of non-notebook gifts for writers.

1. The sweatshirt, out of print t-shirt or tote bag

Writer clothing can be pretty nerd at times, but some are really quite fashionable, like Out of Print t-shirts, hoodies.  Which usually feature iconic book covers.

2. Audible Subscription

If you can't remember whether your special writer friend likes sc-fi or non-fiction then look no further than Audible membership.  This can be used to download audio books and magazines straight to their PC or tablet.



3. Rite in the Rain Pen

Yes that's right you can actually get an all weather pen, the Rite in the Rain Pen suitable for the wettest days.  you can pair this up with a Rite in the Rain notepad.  Handy for those days where you want to go outdoors and get some fresh air.

4. Guidebooks for Writer's

Why not help your writer build their bookshelf, hone their craft and actually make money from writing with these writing memoirs and guidebooks.

On Writing - A Memoir of the Craft - Stephen King

The Elements of Style  - William Strunk Jr and E. B. White

Finding Your Writer's Voice: Making Your Writing Unique and Unforgettable - Bria Quinlan and Jeannie Lin

5. First Lines of Literature Coffee Mug

Get the first lines from some of the most well-known works of fiction, on a mug.  An unusual and clever little gift for any writer.

6. I'm Silently Correcting Your Grammar Sweatshirt

If you can't help correcting grammar then this shirt is for you.  A great gift for anyone who loves grammar and punctuation.

7. Amazing Story Generator

Get your favourite writer the Amazing Story Generator with 1,728,000 story prompts.

8. Vintage Canvas Leather Messenger Traveling  BriefCase

This classic yet snazzy messenger bag is suitable for any author on the go or travel writer, who loves to throw everything into one bag.

9. Laser Projection Virtual Keyboard

If you're writing friend loves anything futuristic they'll just love this keyboard.  Any gadget lover would jump at the chance to try this piece of kit out.  Works on any flat surface and can be simply attached to your key ring.

10. Typewriter Jewellery or Cufflinks

Personalized jewellery, you can't go wrong.  Give your favourite writer their initials as a typewriter or ring.  Perfect for guys to, with typewriter cufflinks.

Read more: "Just Write" Best Advice for Any WriterHow to Stay Fresh as a Writer: 10 Ideas to Start Your OriginalityQuick Guide to Writing 2000 Words a DayHow to Make Writing Your Business

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