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The holiday season is upon us. If you haven’t finished your shopping yet, now is a great time to pick up some last minute gifts for the writer on your list. Following are some holiday gift ideas for writers.
Writer’s Market 2017: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
Writer’s Market is a great book for any writer looking to get published. It’s filled with thousands of publishing opportunities; including lists for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, and literary agents.
Writer’s Digest Magazine
Writer’s Digest magazine is available in a print version and online. It features columns and advice on writing and selling fiction and non-fiction work. Bonus: there are often insider tips, from top authors, on how to deal with agents and publishers.
First Lines Literature Coffee Mug
The First Lines Literature Coffee Mug is covered in some of the greatest opening lines of all time, from books like Anna Karenina to Slaughterhouse Five. Every writer needs a mug while they write. Gift this with coffee, tea, or cocoa and some cookies or other tasty snacks.
365 New Words a Year Page-a-Day Calendar
The 365 New Words a Year Calendar is a fun gift for writers. Created by the editors of Merriam-Webster, it’s filled with unexpected and great to know words. It might even help with writer’s block.
The Writer’s Toolbox: Creative Games and Exercises for Inspiring the “Write” Side of Your Brain
The Writer’s Toolbox is filled with exercises and instructions that focus on the “right brain” approach to writing. It’s filled with sixty exercises that are built to get stories off the ground. Designed by a long time creative writing teacher, this kit will help to get those creative writing juices flowing.
These are just a few holiday gift ideas for writers. Novels, pens, papers, literary and other magazines also make great gifts.
Happy holidays and shopping!