29 Gift Ideas for People Who Love to Write

Updated on January 26th, 2021
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If you know someone who likes to write then you may enjoy buying them gifts that are related to this. However, it is not always easy to know what sorts of things to get them. You might want to get them something practical and useful or something that is a bit more fun. Either way, it might be tricky to be able to find exactly what you want. However, we have come up with a list of items that we feel might help you to be able to find the perfect gift. We have put together a selection of things that we hope you will enjoy looking at and will inspire you to find the perfect gift.

29 Presents for Writers

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This is a writers toolbox which is a box of creative games that will help to relieve writers block. It has a 64 page booklet which has exercises and instructions to help. There are all sorts of things to help with story writing and to inspire beginnings, endings, plots and things like this. Can be a great help for any writer that suffers from writers block or that just wants to try some new ideas.

This is a funny mug for any fiction writer. It is white and in black writing it says ‘Please do not annoy the writer, she may put you in a book and kill you’. It has a picture of a pen underneath. It is a ceramic cup and measures 9.5 x 8cm in size. The mug is suitable for using in a microwave or dishwasher. This would make a funny gift for any fiction writer.

This is a book called Being a Writer: Advice, Musings, Essays and Experiences from the World’s Greatest Authors’ by Travis Elborough and Helen Gordon. The book covers all sorts of areas such as the joys and challenges of being a writer, advice and wit with contributions from writers across the ages. It is a great gift idea for aspiring writers as well as people interested in what writers think about the art of writing.

This is a print which is a picture of a silhouette of a person bent over a typewriter with a desk lamp which has been printed on a page from a vintage dictionary. It has an old age colour to it and measures 7 x 4 inches in size. It would make a very unique gift and would look good hanging above a writers desk or elsewhere in their home.

This is a creative writer’s notebook. It is not just a plain notebook but has 70 writing exercises in it which should help to inspire writers and stimulate them in their writing. There are all sorts of things covered such as perfecting dialogue and characterisation as well as structure and language. There are also profiles of 20 modern writers with analysis of their styles to help you to learn from their work. It could be a really handy book for any writer.

L This is a paperback book called ‘The Writers Block’ by Jason Rekulak. It has 786 ideas in it to help writers who are stuck with ideas on what to write. It comes packaged in the shape of an actual block and is filled with lots of ideas as well as photographs and the tips come from creative writing classes with all sorts of different ideas from different writers. It even has information about films featuring writers block.

This is a book called ‘How to Write Non-Fiction’ by Joanna Penn. The book has all sorts of information about how to write a book on a non-fiction topic even if you are not an expert and how to decide what to write about and how to market it. Also includes information how to turn a book into a course and pricing the book. It has everything you need to know to get started.

This is a pendant designed for writers. It is a metal charm or talisman with a star shape on it and on the back there is a series of symbols and words. It is for men or women and designed to be given to writers, poets or actors. It is made from a zinc alloy and comes in a velvet bag so it is all ready to give away as a thoughtful gift for a writer.

This is a mug which has a typewriter on it with the words ‘story teller’ above it. It is 11oz and made from ceramic with a white outside but black rim and handle. It has the design on both sides of the mug so works well for right and left handed people. It is a pretty mug which would be a great gift for a tea or coffee drinking writer.

This is a writer’s directory which is designed to help children when they are writing. It has words and pictures with bright colours to make it appealing and easy to use. The idea is that they can use it to plan events, characters and look for adjectives as well as checking spelling and expanding their vocabulary. A great teaching aid for a classroom or home in a flip chart style for easy use.

This is a copy of the ‘New Oxford Dictionary for Writers and Editors’ which is an A-Z guide to the written word. It provides advice on words and names which are hard to spell as well as lexical terms and proper names it also has variant forms and even some foreign and specialist terms. It is a useful tool to help anyone who is writing and needs to make sure their work is correct.

This is a bracelet which has three pendants on it for writers. It is a stainless steel bracelet that easily expands so that it can fit any wrist. There are three charms on it, one is an open book, one a typewriter and the other is a circular pendant which says on it ‘you only fail if you stop writing’. It is an inspiring message for any writer and will help to encourage them.

This is a coaster and it says on it ‘Please do not annoy the writer, she may put you in a book and kill you’. The coaster is pink with black writing and a pen on it. It is glossy on the top so can be wiped clean but made from MDF wood and is therefore long lasting. It measures 9cm x 9cm and would be a great addition to any writer’s desk.

This is a literary style scarf which would make a great gift for any writer. It has a print on it with lots of different book covers on it in all different colours. This means that not only does it look bright and cheerful but it is interesting as well. It measures 40cm x 160cm in size so it will be great for keeping the neck and shoulders warm too.

This is a set of 4 pens. They are made by Elegant Writer and say this in black on each pen, which is in white. The pens write in black ink and they are a great pen for a calligrapher. Each has a different sized chisel nib so the owner can choose the one that they think will suit them the best. They all have free flowing ink. They come in a card backed blister pack so are ready to give away as a gift.

This is a notebook which has a pretty floral cover. It contains lined paper and so can be used for all sorts of things such as a journal, notebook, planner, scrapbook etc. It would make a great gift for writers to either sketch out ideas on the go or to actually write inside. It is 185mm x 258mm x 6mm and has 40 sheets or 80 pages in it, so it is portable but substantial.

This is an A4 sized waterproof clipboard. It has a plastic covering which means that you are able to write in the rain without the paper getting wet. It is good for anyone that likes to write or perhaps draw outside and does not want their paper to get wet in the rain. It is available in portrait or landscape and as well as A4 size there is also an A3 and A5 option.

This is a necklace with a book pendant which would be great as a gift to a writer or someone that loves to read books. It has a 43cm length chain with a 5cm extension on it. It is made of polished stainless steel which means that it is hypoallergenic and looks like silver. It comes in a velvet jewellery pouch so is all ready to give away as a lovely present.

This is a book called ‘The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writers Guide to Character Expression’ by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi. It is a book which helps writers to allow their characters to convey emotion in a unique way which makes them seem realistic but also interesting. This is not only through direct description but also through subtext, dialogue and non-verbal cues. A great book for a writer who wants to build on their creative writing skills.

This is a lovely key ring charm which would suit any writer. The charms are of a quill, ink pot and scroll. They look quaint and cute and come attached to an oyster clip which can be used to attach it to keys or to be used as a bag charm. They could also be given to a Harry Potter fan as they look like the sort of thing that might be used at Hogwarts.

This is a ‘A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses and Dissertations’. This is the ninth edition of this famous book which has all sorts of useful guidance for any student writing a research paper, It is a skill to be able to write a string evidence based argument in a logical way and this helps students to be able to do this including which software to use for citation management and how to find digital sources to use for research purposes.

This is a book by Lonely Planet called ‘How to be a Travel Writer’. It is full of all sorts of tips and advice for anyone that would like to make a career out of travel writing or that just likes keeping a travel journal when they are on holiday. There is information on creating a travel story, conducting research, interviewing, getting published and interviews with established writers, editors and agents.

This is a writer’s block journal. It is a journal that looks like a block of wood and says ‘writers block’ on the front. Inside there are 300 blank pages which means that it can be used as a journal or notebook once the writers block disappears. Great to carry around to jot down ideas in or just to keep beside you on the desk. A great novelty idea which will be useful too.

This is a cap which says on the front of it ‘I am a Writer’. It has a white panel on the front with the writing on so that it stands out, but the rest of the cap is black. There is an adult and child size available and they are both adjustable. It has a nylon mesh to help to keep the head cool while the peak protects the face from the sun.

This is an apron which is mainly black with a white pocket on the front. On the pocket is written ‘I am a Writer’. It has a white neck loop with buttons and a tie which you can adjust to fit. It measures 70cm x 67cm and so should fit most people, it is machine washable as well. Would make a great gift for a writer that loves to bake or cook.

This is a shopping bag which says on it ‘I’m a Writer What’s Your Superpower?. It comes in a choice of colours such as black, white, yellow, red, pink, green, blue and grey, so you can pick the one you feel they will like the best. It has long handles so can be carried on the shoulder and is made from 100% cotton. Will make a fun and useful gift.

This is a pair of socks for men which are black and say on them in white ‘Trust me…I’m a writer’ with a picture of a fountain pen, on the leg part of the sock which has been printed in white vinyl material. They are made from cotton rich material and will therefore be comfortable to wear. They will stretch to fit sizes 5-12 and make a fun present for any writer.

This is a vest for a baby which has short sleeves and no legs with a popper fastening underneath and an envelope style neck. On the front of it, it says ‘I’m a writer what’s your superpower’. It comes in sizes suitable for new born babies to 24 months and in a really big selection of bright colours such as pink, red, green, blue and yellow as well as pastel pink, blue and black, white and grey. It is made from 100% cotton.

This is a hoodie which says on it ‘You’re looking at an awesome writer’ with a thumbs up design. It has long sleeves and a drawstring around the hood as well as a front pocket. It comes in sizes small to 5XL and in a selection of different colours such as navy, red, blue, pink and black. It is made from 80% cotton and 20% polyester and so is soft and comfortable.

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