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If you have a writer in your life, but aren’t a writer yourself, you might find it difficult finding the perfect gift. My recent post covers Gift Ideas for Artists. This post is a list of gift ideas for writers. Read on to find the perfect gift for that special writer in your life.
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 contains thousands of publishing opportunities; including lists for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, and literary agents.
Writer’s Digest Magazine
One of my favorite writing magazines, 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 Coffee Mug
The First Lines Literature Coffee Mug has 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.
65 New Words a Year Page-a-Day Calendar
The 365 New Words a Year Calendar is a fun gift for writers. With the help of the editors of Merriam-Webster, it has numerous clever 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 gift ideas for writers. Novels, pens, papers, literary and other magazines also make great gifts.