Monday, November 09, 2020

12 Gifts for Writers that Will Bring a Smile this Holiday Season

 Writers can be really difficult to buy for.  You think a book might be the answer, but do they have it already?  To make sure you don't get the usual notebook and pen, here is a list of smart gifts to make your favourite writer smile, or to show them how much they really mean to you.

1. The Enchanted Library: A Colouring Book for Writers and Bookworms

Colouring has been shown to reduce anxiety, enhance creativity and improve brainstorming.

2. CreativeLive Courses about Writing

Feed the curiosity and passion for writing with the latest techniques and inspiration from these writing courses.

  • Writing Your Story
  • Take Your Writing from Good to Great
  • How to Get Emotion Onto The Page
  • Get Your Writing Done

3. Fingerless Writing Gloves

Know a writer whose passionate about classic novels such Alice in Wonderland, Pride and Prejudice, The Great Gatsby, or Anne of Green Gables?

Both fashionable and practical, will keep your favourite writer's hands warm on the coldest of days.

4. Books About Writing

Writer's love books, and most are bookworms, hungry to improve their craft.  

Here are the best books about writing for writers:

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Writing Nonfiction

Writing tools: 55 Essential Strategies for Every Writer

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within 

Burn After Writing - Sharon Jones

5. Literary Socks

Socks used to be boring and bland.

Not anymore, give the writer in your life a pair they'll definitely like:

Edgar Allan Poe
Jane Austen

6. The Waterproof Notepad, Aqua Notes

Capture great ideas in the shower with this waterproof notepad, easily mounted to the wall, allowing you to write down your best ideas, shopping lists or whatever thought pops into your head.

7. Intellectual Coffee Mugs

i before e - Except, when your foreign neighbour Keith receives eight counterfeit beige sleighs from feisted caffeinated weightlifters

Writer's Block: When your imaginary friends stop talking to you

Please do not annoy the writer she may put in a book and kill you

8. Jewelery for Writers

Quotation Mark Stud Earrings

Infinity Love Books Bracelet 

The Picture of Dorian Gray Cufflinks

9. Novel Teas

Does your favourite writer love tea?  Novel Teas comes with 25 indivually wrapped tea bags containing English breakfast tea and quote about books from a variety of authors.

10. Noise Cancelling Headphones

For many writers peace and quiet is what they crave.

Give the writer in your life the silence they crave with these noise canceling headphones from Bose with Alexa voice control.

11. Give the Gift of Audible

Listen to thousands of audiobook, podcasts and originals from the all-you-can listen catalogue.

12. Steampunk Lamp

A steampunk take on the desk lamp, with a classic Edison bulb, for your favourite that has a passion for steampunk. 

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