5 Gifts You Didn’t Know Writers Wanted [hint: It’s not a notebook]

Filed in Author Inspirations, Editor's Picks by on December 9, 2016 0 Comments


The holiday season is all about taking something you know and love about your friends and family and turning it into a wonderful gift that they will treasure—and you simply can’t give the writer in your life their millionth notebook! From the inspirational to the utilitarian, I have gathered together some fun, unique gift ideas that any reader or writer will love (or would make a perfect gift to yourself this year!).

1. Novel Teas


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Do you know a tea-loving writer? Each of these English Breakfast teabags is tagged with a literary quote. All twenty-five have quotes from a variety of authors from all over the world, so every cup holds new inspiration.

2. “Just One More Chapter” Mug


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Everyone knows writers love their hot drinks, so why not give them something fun to sip out of while they tackle their next project? This mug lets everyone know just where their priorities are.

3. Frostbeard Candle


Check out Frostbeard on Etsy to get this Bookstore candle and lots of other great scents!

This charming Etsy shop offers all kinds of candles that will fill a writer’s home with comforting scents. With names like Old Books, Bookstore, Book Cellar, and Reading at the Café, writing inspiration will just be a match strike away. They even offer sample packs with names like Bibliophile and Book Nerd that include literary scents like Gatsby’s Mansion and Through the Wardrobe.

4. Literary Poster

Get this from The Bookerie on Etsy

Get this from The Bookerie on Etsy

What could be better than framing their love for books? The Bookerie on Etsy has lots of literary and book-lover quotes in their shop, ready to offer inspiration from their place on a wall or shelf.

5. Wooden Desk Organizer

This desk organizer comes in lots of different finishes on their Etsy store: iWoodDesignUSA

This desk organizer comes in lots of different finishes on their Etsy store: iWoodDesignUSA

Most writers seem to spend their lives at their computers, so giving them a beautiful way to keep their space neat and tidy will be much appreciated! These wooden desk organizers from iWoodDesign USA on Etsy will actually make them want to sit down and write (really, what more could a writer want?).

Take your pick from this list of great gift ideas or forward it to someone who might need a little hint about what you want to find under the tree this year!


About the Author ()

With experience as an English literature teacher and freelance writer, Elaine brings her knack for revision to the editorial team. She started at the University of Central Florida in 2005, and she holds degrees in English Literature and Language Arts Education with an additional minor in writing. As a parenting blogger, she enjoys writing about her adventures with her toddler daughter and husband as they take advantage of living where the rest of the world vacations.

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