40 Brilliant Gift Ideas for Writers

I've put together a tailor-made list of gifts to make writing a lot more enjoyable, and help build the right kind of headspace, making them more creative and productive. 

1.  Bamboo Wood Expandable Desk Organizer

The ultimate Desktop organiser for books, magazines and office supplies, also stain resistant.

2.  Freewrite Traveler

The portable distraction free writing tool for on-the-go writing.  Enjoy no browser, no email, and no notifications so you can stay focused and maximize your writing productivity.

3.  Little Book Holder

This sturdy little book holder will grip any of your hardback or paperback books, leaving your hands free to hold tea, coffee or biscuits.  A really thoughtful little gift.

4.  Nuance Dragon Home - Dictate Documents and Control Your PC With Voice Recognition Software

Transfer your thoughts directly to the computer screen.  This handy bit of software learns as it goes along, recognizing the words and names you use the most.  The best way to eliminate many obstacles between your thoughts and the page.

5.  Book Lovers' Inspirational Bracelet with Classic Author Quotes

Set of 4 silicone rubber bracelets with quotes by inspirational authors such as William Shakespeare, Ralph Waldo Emmerson, Mark Twain and Henry David Thoreau, suitable for men, women and teens.

6.  On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft By Stephen King

Give your favourite writer the gift from the master of writing Stephen King. A lesson in writing from the maestro himself, inspiration for any writer.  A revealing and practical view of the craft. 

7. Little Women Writing Gloves

Made from 100% American-made super soft cotton, featuring text from Louisa May Alcott's coming -of-age novel Little Women.

8. Library Book Scented Candle

A vanilla scented long lasting 9 ounce candle for any book lover.

9. Accoutrements Jane Austen Action Figure 

For lovers of Jane Austen an action figure just for you.

10. The Book Lovers Cook Book: Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature

Try Ichabod's Slapjacks from The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, or Carrot Pudding from A Christmas Carol.  Give your guests a different take on the literary classics with this book of recipes.

11. Bookshelf Shower Curtain

Bring your love of books into the bathroom with this professionally printed shower curtain. 

12. Writer Emergency Pack

26 idea cards with illustrations with helpful suggestions to try.

13. Bathtub Caddy & Laptop Bed Desk

This caddy can be used in the bathroom or bedroom, and will stop your laptop from overheating and free your body from neck and back pains.

14. Authors Card Game 

Dating back to 1861 containing 52 cards with coloured portraits of 13 honoured writers.  Featuring Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare and more.

15. 16 Inch Buffalo Leather Briefcase Laptop Messenger Bag

Made from the finest grain buffalo leather, fits up to a 15.6 Inch laptop, with plenty of room for smart phones, tablets or books.

16. E-Ink Monitor

Sitting at a monitor all day can be really damaging, so why not try this screen that uses e-ink technology.  Basically makes everything on your screen look like the pages of a book.

17. Sofia + Sam Lap Desk

With memory foam for comfort this, handy lap desk can work anywhere around your house.  Suitable for laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

18. Writing Typewriter Drinking Coasters Set

A waterproof coaster for your favourite writer.

19. Once Upon a Time Storytelling Card Game

An interesting collaborative card game that gets everyone thinking and building a story.

20. Set of 70pcs Vintage Style Wooden Rubber Alphabet Letters Numbers Symbols 

These decorative wooden stamps are unusual and can be used in a variety of ways for any writer or crafter who wants to customise any material they want.

21. The Emotion Thesaurus

This bestselling thesaurus helps writer's craft emotion into their work.

22. Please Do Not Disturb

Mark your territory and deliver the message you don't want to be disturbed with this neat little door sign.

23. Personalised Journal

Great for impromptu ideas and creativity.  In a classic leatherette style covering.

24. Book Binding Kit

Suitable for beginners this is a simple start to binding your own books. 

25. Bean Coffee Box

A beautiful selection of coffee beans from around the world, guaranteed fresh.


 
26.  Yes I Really Do Need All of These Books Mug

A book lovers mug, both sides printed for your favourite book lover.

27. Books Scratch Off Poster

Scratch off 100 of the best novels ever written in this handy style poster.

28. Writer's Market

This guide will help you through the process if you're looking to get published as a writer.

29. Handmade Bookmark on Maple

Made from the finest sustainably harvested woods, can also be personalised.

30. Japanese Adult Colouring Book 

This unusual colouring book for adults creates hours of fun, stress relief, creativity and relaxation.

31. Online Courses to Improve Your Writing

You can find writing courses everywhere these days, here are some from Amazon:

How to Write Best-Selling Fiction 

The Art and Business of Online Writing 

Writing Great Fiction 

Writing Creative Nonfiction

Effective Editing

32. More Books on Writing

Give the gift of a book on writing, books on writing are a handy tool for any writer,

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 

Several Short Sentences About Writing 

33. Aqua Notes

Sometimes writers have their best ideas in the shower, why not provide them with a notepad that's waterproof.

34. Sterling Silver Quotation Mark Earrings

Earrings are handcrafted in Thailand, and are made of sterling silver.

35.  Industrial Style Retro Steampunk Robot Lamp

This cute lamp will sit at the end of any table or desk, and comes in the style of a water pipe.

36. Audible Plus

Give the gift of Audible plus, and have access to Amazon Originals, audiobooks, podcasts and much more.

37.  Book Themed Tote Bag 

This versatile tote bag can be used as a shopping bag, and for carrying books, comes with a magnetic closure.  A choice of 26 designs, everything from 1984 to Sherlock Holmes.

38. Adjustable Footrest

A comfortable writing setup will take the pain out of writing.  This will slide under any desk neatly.

39. Back Rest for Desk Chair

A comfortable thick memory foam that will keep its shape, while your favourite writer works.

40. Keurig Coffee Making Machine

Most writers live off coffee to keep them focused and awake through the long hours. 

Read more:

What Sort of Writer Are You?

15 Ideas to Make Your Writing More Clear

14 Ideas to Stay Focused When You Write

How to Improve Your Skills as a Non-Fiction Writer

12 Glaring Signs You're a Writer at Heart 

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