Fretting over what to buy for your writer friends or family members ? Get them something practical and thoughtful at the same time. Check out our list of the best, most practical, and affordable gifts for writers!
* A light wedge. The cooler older brother of the traditional book light, a light wedge tucks under the pages of a book and illuminates from behind. Perfect for the reader or writer who is always trying to sneak in just a few more chapters before bed.
* Moleskine notebooks. Hemingway, Picasso, and van Gogh were among the more famous Moleskine users. Sturdy yet flexible, these sleek notebooks can fit easily into a pocket and come in a variety of shapes and sizes—perfect for the writer whose best ideas come everywhere but the writing desk.
* A Writer’s Relief gift certificate. Writer’s Relief is offering gift certificates for writers our A La Carte Services! Give one to your writer friend or relative, and we’ll research the 25+ best-suited markets. With the A La Carte PLUS option, we will also write, proofread, and prepare cover or query letters. Perfect for writers who have been meaning to submit work but just don’t have the time or focus!
* Magnetic poetry. Not just for your dorm fridge! These little word magnets can be arranged and rearranged for an endless source of inspiration—all before the morning coffee has finished brewing. Perfect for visual learners and haiku lovers.
* An idea board. Available in just about every form—from your average whiteboard to eco-friendly recycled corkboard options. Feel like doing it yourself this winter? Grab a bunch of old wine corks and create your own! Perfect for the disorganized writer whose desk is covered in a sea of Post-Its.
* A vintage typewriter. Turning the old into new, a typewriter is a unique gift for the writer you love. Cost-efficient options often crop up at flea markets or websites like etsy.com. Perfect for writers who want to wean themselves off their laptops.
* Literary action figures. Who said all gifts have to be serious? We challenge you to find someone who wouldn’t love to take a break from writing to play with their doll…ahem, their intellectual, literary-themed miniature effigy. Perfect for the bookworm who would sooner swoon over an author than an actor.
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