Gifts for Authors/Writers
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10 Fantastic Gifts for Author/Writers

The holidays are approaching fast and I wanted to not only give my husband some hints on things I may like for Christmas, but I thought I would give some ideas to those who are searching for creative and unique gives to give the writer on your list.

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Let’s get started:

1) Smens (Price Unavailable)


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If the writer on your list is a pen person like me, they will love these scented pens. Enjoy some of your favorite scents as you write that next big novel, notes, or use them for fun doodles! Click here to check availability.

2) Bag in a Bag Liner with Pockets ($15.65)

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What writer wouldn’t want to be as organized as possible when traveling? And the more organized the better, but that’s just my opinion. This nifty product offers the solution to that messy unorganized bag. Everything has a place and is easily located. The perfect travel companion for any writer. Click Here to check it out!

3) Custom Pencil Sets

($23.23 CA)


Shakespeare Pencils

($10.64 CA)


Sherlock pencils

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What better way to write those notes, stories on paper, or anything else for that matter with Pencil sets with your favorite writer/character sayings on them. I, myself love Sherlock and hope to order these when the come into stock, as of right now they are out. 🙁

If you take a look around and knew your writer’s favorite author/character, what a treat they would make to their desk! Check them out Here and Here.

4) USB Typewriter Computer Keyboard



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Now this is definitely more expensive, but I just couldn’t help myself. If the writer on your list likes the nostalgic or even the antique they will absolutely love this! The feel of a typewriter with the tech of today. It’s a win-win. Visit the sites Here and Here.

5) Paperback Fragrance ($6-40)

Paperback fragrance

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Is that writer on your list always commenting on the the feel and smell of books as they read, unfortunately with technology racing forward paperbacks have been replaced by computer screens. Though I love to hold and read actual books, I do tend to read on my Ipad because it’s more convenient. Someone was listening when all of us book lovers mentioned wanting the environment of reading a book. Now you can get the scent of paperback! You can choose from oils, lotions, perfumes, etc. Perfect for the recipient!

Click Here for more information!

6) Classic Book USB ($29.95)

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Now if the writer loves the classics, this is perfect. Pre-loaded with 3000 classic novels, they have the ease and convenience of inserting it into a USB drive and just reading! What could get better than that?!

Click Here to give the gift of a library on one small drive!

7) Desk Organizers ($17.99)

Decorative-Library-Books-Design-Caddy-Pencil-Holder-Organizer-with-Bottom-Drawer      Typewriter Pencil holder

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What better way to display those pens and pencils from above than a new desk organizer or pencil holder. Grab one that resembles books or one that resembles the classic typewriter! You can see them Here and Here!

8) The Writer Box (£29.95)

Writier Gift Set

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If you are looking for a gift set to surprise the writer, here is one they will love! Included is an A5 leatherette notebook (your choice of colored edging), A black and silver balloon pen engraved with the phrase, “Go Away I’m Writing.”, a handmade wooden door sign with the same phrase, and fuel pack with tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and biscuits.

Bonus Extras include: An original design bookmark, a secret ‘Note to Writer’, their little card of writing prompts and inspiration, and a special selected literary postcard.

Now you will be one awesome friend or family member in their eyes as they open suck a great gift! Learn more Here!

9) Mugs ($13-20)

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Now I know mugs are one of those things on everyones list of things to get for writers and authors alike and for good reason. There are so many in so many different designs. You can’t go wrong with a mug with some book related words of inspiration no matter what your writer is drinking.

Search for book mugs and you will find a huge selection!

10) T-Shirt/Sweaters ($15-30)

Book shirt

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Again, shirts are another one of those I see common on these lists for the same reason as the mugs. There are so many to choose from, you will definitely find a great one for the writer in you life!

Browse amazon for “book shirts” and you find plenty to choose from!

From the inexpensive to quite expensive there are unique gifts for every budget! Hope this helped you find a great gift for someone you know or a gift for yourself! Have any ideas not on this list? Add them in the comments! I would love to add them!

My journey has led me to this moment, this time and this adventure. I forge forward to provide great stories and helpful information to those who were once in my position. Searching and yearning for something more. To those searching, keep to your journey. You’ll reach your destination. Enjoy the adventure, learn from the obsticles, and stive for your dreams.


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