Looking for a great holiday gift for the writer in your life? Instead of the typical writers’ gifts of mugs, notebooks, and pens, take a tip from the elves at Writer’s Relief and shop online for unique gift ideas! Virtual gifts offer lots of interesting possibilities that are sure to bring a smile. Best of all, you won’t have to brave the cold weather or worry about shipping delays—especially if you’ve left your shopping for the last minute. Settle into a comfy chair, sip some hot cocoa, and with a few clicks you can check out these 10 virtual holiday gift ideas for writers.
Fair warning: Your lucky gift recipients will be so thrilled, we know they’ll be bragging about the gift you gave until the holidays next year!
Virtual Holiday Gifts For Writers
Masterclass: With hundreds of classes available by subscription, Masterclass lets writers learn more about the craft through in-depth lessons featuring well-known authors. Roxane Gay, Neil Gaiman, and Amy Tan are just a few of the best-selling authors offering their insights.
Coffee/Tea Subscription: Whether they are Team Coffee or Team Tea, any writer will enjoy receiving monthly deliveries that bring exciting varieties of their favorite beverage right to their doorstep. For coffee lovers, consider a Trade Coffee Subscription, while tea drinkers will love the selections available from Sipsby.
Calm: Help your writer recharge through the gift of rest and well-being that comes with a Calm subscription. This popular app has over 100 million downloads and can guide your giftee in becoming happier and healthier with better sleep and improved focus.
E-book: This is a great last-minute gift! If there’s a book you know your writer wants, or a new release from a favorite author, you can purchase the e-book. Some retailers even let you choose the date of delivery. It doesn’t get any easier!
Silk & Sonder: Does your writer need some time for self-care? A journaling subscription to Silk & Sonder is the perfect way to unwind and discover inner creativity by boosting overall wellness.
Bookstore Gift Card: Every bookworm on your gift list will be happy to receive a gift card to a favorite bookstore! They can shop online or wander the bookshelves and choose the perfect book or reading accessory.
Scented Candles: Inspiration can come via any of the senses! A subscription to Vellabox artisanal candles will surround your writer with curated scents to create the perfect writing atmosphere.
Skillshare: For anyone interested in joining a community where they can connect with experts and improve their writing abilities, Skillshare has thousands of online classes to choose from. Writers can brush up on creating convincing sci-fi, take a memoir-writing class, and more.
Book of the Month: If your giftee regularly devours books, a subscription to Book of the Month will provide a fantastic variety of books to read on a convenient monthly schedule. The books available include early releases, fresh perspectives, and debut authors.
Writer’s Relief Gift Certificate: What better gift is there for writers than to see their work published? A gift certificate to Writer’s Relief can help make that dream come true! We’ll pinpoint the 25+ markets that are the best match for your writer’s work to boost the odds of getting an acceptance.
Question: Which gift on our list would you most like to receive?