Looking for ideas that people can get for YOU, their favorite writer?
We’ve put together some gift ideas that might be just what you’re looking for!
How about a mug, tote or T-shirt with a special saying
about books, reading, writing or editing?
Check out Café Press and Out of Print.
Etsy is a good place to start to look for writers’ jewelry. Find clever ideas for necklaces, pins, bracelets, earrings, rings and even cuff links.
Pay for subscriptions to newsletters such as Children’s Book Insider, or membership sites like 12 x 12 and SCBWI, subscription boxes and streaming services for writers. Check out this link for subscription box ideas: https://www.cratejoy.com/box-insider/subscription-boxes-for-writers/
Fill their stockings with writing software, file folders, paper clips, notepads, pens, printer ink, or gift cards to office supply stores, bookstores, or Amazon.
Help your author friends realize their writing goals with a planner for 2020 or a journal for jotting down inspirations and ideas.
Help pay for a manuscript edit, to have a website built, attend a conference, take a writing course, or spend a weekend at a writers’ retreat. Unworkshops at Highlights cost $150.00/day.
BOOKS ABOUT WRITING AND PUBLISHING
Check out The Children's Writer's and Illustrator's Market 2020, Guide to Literary Agents 2020, or the many books on the process of writing and/or publishing that can be found on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and the iBookstore.
TIME and SPACE
What do writers want most? Time to write! Offer to babysit or help take care of a loved one while they get away for some alone time to finish that manuscript.
Or, create a special space for your writer with a sign that reads: DO NOT DISTURB – CREATIVITY IN PROGRESS.