Struggling to think of something to give that writer in your life? Here’s a list of perfect gifts for writers, with something for everyone.

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Thank you in advance for your support of this site!

gifts for writersScrivener
Cost: $40

Scrivener is my all-time favorite writing tool. I wrote about it here and even shared a brief video demo. Ever since I got Scrivener about four years ago, I haven’t turned back. It’s the perfect resource for organizing and structuring a writing project, then actually getting the writing done.

You can view your work in multiple formats, including a corkboard feature with visual digital index cards that you can drag and drop on the screen in whatever order you’d like. You can also drag actual web pages into a Scrivener file so you have all of your writing and research in one place.

I like the goals feature, where you can set project targets and session targets for each time you open the program. It also saves your spot when you leave a project so you don’t have to scroll down to the last place you stopped.

GET SCRIVENER FOR WINDOWS HERE

GET SCRIVENER FOR MAC HERE

 

An Online Course
Cost: Depends on the course

There’s a plethora of online courses available for writers. Here are some of my favorites:

I wrote this Start-Up Guide for Online Writers e-course as a one-stop shop for people wanting to become established writers online.

Start-Up Guide for Online Writers

 

Other online courses I recommend:

Learn Scrivener Fast
Learn Scrivener Fast

31 Days to Blog Awesomeness

Fistbump Media University Learning Center

 

How to Self-Publish

Fistbump Media University Learning Center

AquaNotes
Cost: $6.99

Aren’t these the best?! Don’t let another brilliant idea go down the drain. Capture those perfect sentences before it’s too late. 🙂 I personally think a set of AquaNotes would bring a smile to any writer’s face.

writing tools

 

Books

Every writer loves books, whether they’re fiction or nonfiction, writing-related or not. Here are some of my favorite books on writing:

On Being a Writer: 12 Simple Habits for a Writing Life that Lasts

Ann Kroeker & Charity Singleton Craig

books about writing

 

Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within

Natalie Goldberg

books about writing

 

On Writing Well: The Classic Guide to Writing Nonfiction

William Zinnser

books about writing

 

The Art of Spiritual Writing: How to Craft Prose That Engages and Inspires Your Readers

Vinita Hampton Wright

books about writing

 

A New Journal

Who doesn’t love to crack open a brand new journal? It’s alive with possibilities. I personally love this one from DaySpring:

gifts for writers

 

A Write for Your Life Shirt

Give that writer in your life a boost of confidence as they write, with these Write for Your Life shirts. Available in a variety of colors in short-sleeve, long-sleeve, and hoodies. Click each shirt on this page to see the color options.

 

Write for Your Life shirts

 

Tickets to a Writers Conference

Many writers dream of attending a writers conference one day, but simply can’t afford to go. If you have a special writer in your life, why not bless them with the opportunity to attend a conference?

Here is a list of options from Book Launch Mentor Mary DeMuth.

 

Coffee

Most of the writers I know need all the coffee. And what would be better than the opportunity to go sit at a Starbucks to write for a while? In my opinion, if you’re looking for gifts for writers, you can’t go wrong with a Starbucks gift card.

Or, if your favorite writer is more of a tea person like me, a box of NovelTeas would be a fun idea:

gifts for writers

 

Mug

If you’re going the coffee or tea route, round out the gift with this fun mug:

gifts for writers

 

Time

The vast majority of my writer friends lament, “If only I had more time!” Well, guess what? You could give it to them! If they have young kids, offer to babysit. Make them a meal. Wash their dishes. Sweep their floor. If you’re really feeling generous, gift them with a solo night or weekend away at a cabin in the woods where they can churn out those words they have tucked deep inside. Be creative!

 

What about you? If you’re a writer, what gift would you like to be given? 

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. 


Subscribe to learn how to find time to write, plus get our latest updates via email.

We won't send you spam. Unsubscribe at any time. Powered by ConvertKit

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This