If you have a writer in your life, you know how hard it can be to come up with gift ideas for them. We have some inspiration for you — the most unique gifts for writers. Not only are these great gifts for writers, but also great gifts for anyone who loves literature. From unusual to just plain cool, here are a few gift ideas for the aspiring writer in your life.
From stocking stuffers to the ultimate bucket list gift, we have some creative ideas for you. Wondering what gift to give someone who writes? Look no further!
Stocking Stuffer Gifts for Writers
Literature Coffee Mug
A 12 oz. coffee cup that features 24 opening lines of some of the greatest works of literature. With this coffee mug, writers can have inspiration with their morning coffee. Literature buffs will enjoy trying to match each line to the respective work and author. This will make a great stocking stuffer for your aspiring writer.
Typewriter Style Keyboard and Tablet Stand
The Qwerkywriter S, which mimics the look and style of an old-fashioned typewriter, is a sophisticated keyboard that can connect via wired USB and wireless Bluetooth. It can pair with up to 3 devices which means writers can connect it to a tablet, phone or laptop and switch between them with just a push of a button. The built-in tablet stand can hold most 12 inch tablets, depending on the thickness. This is one of our favorite gift ideas for writers.
Stocking Stuffer Gifts for Writers: Thoughts Cube
A small cube made from harvested pine with an antique white finish, this thoughts cube features 6 different quotes from famous writers. Perfect for a paperweight or to just sit on a writer’s desk for inspiration or commiseration. A great stocking stuffer gifts for writers.
Stocking Stuffer Gifts for Writers: Books Travel Mug
This books themed 17-ounce double wall insulated stainless steel cup can keep drinks hot or cold for up to 12 hours. The mug is BPA free, PROP 65 compliant, dishwasher safe, and printed using 100% solar energy.
Stocking Stuffer Gifts for Writers: Retro Typewriter Pencil Holder
Perfect for holding a pens and pencils, this 4”x4” typewriter styled pencil holder (Hemingway replica) makes a great desk accessory and novelty gift. Holds 12-20 pens or pencils.
The Emotion Thesaurus
A writer’s guide to character expression, The Emotion Thesaurus, helps give inspiration for creating a characters’ emotional response. Instead of just saying a character is sad, this thesaurus can help give more detailed information like body language cues, thoughts, and responses to 130 emotions so writers can be more detailed as they write.
“Just One More Chapter” Pillow Cover
Perfect for any writer or book lover, this pillow cover is made from a soft silky microfiber and features the quote “Just One More Chapter”. This one works for book-loving kids too!
Dixit Board Game
The is a popular game of imaginative storytelling. Artwork displayed on the cards inspire players to create small stories. Players will use the beautiful imagery on their cards to bluff their opponents and guess which image matches the story. Guessing right is only half the battle – to really succeed, you’ll have to get your friends to decide that your card tells the story! Every turn, the storyteller will call out a short phrase or word to match the image on his card. Then each player will choose the card that most closely matches that phrase, and then everyone must guess which card the storyteller saw when he invented his brief tale.
Specialty Book Tie
A fancy tie that’s great for book lovers or writers, the neck tie features a book theme and is made from high grade premium branded linen.
Novel Tea Set
A great gift or stocking stuff for any book lover, this tea set has 25 individually tagged teabags with literary quotes from around the world. Read ‘em and steep!
Leather Journal Gift Set
This leather journal set is unique gift set that includes a leather journal, leather bookmark, hidden pen hold and a stylish pen of course. Writers can take this with them wherever they go and write down any inspirations along the way.
How does your writer write? Most of us type our thoughts and any kind of writing into a laptop. My personal preference is a MacBook. Want to give the writer in your life an over-the-top gift? Give them a brand new MacBook Pro!
Ultimate Gift for Writers
Left Bank Writers Retreat in Paris
The ultimate gift for writers is a writers workshop in Paris run by our friend, Darla Worden. Participants learn Hemingway tips and techniques in morning writing sessions. They share the Parisian café scene for lunch. Then, spend afternoons visiting important Hemingway haunts. The Left Bank Writers Retreat takes place in June on the historic Île Saint-Louis in the heart of Paris. This gift is sure to impress your aspiring writer.
Other Gift Ideas for Loved Ones
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Gifts for Kids Who Love to Cook
Our daughter loves to cook. She’s something of a foodie. So, we put together a list of the best gifts for kids who love to cook. When she read it the other day she couldn’t believe that we hadn’t yet bought her all of the items on this list.
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My sister and I have had a running poop emoji gift war for a while now. Our ultimate poop emoji gift guide includes gifts that we’ve already given and received as well as a few that are now on the list for future gift giving opportunities.