November 21, 2006

Gifts For Writers

12 Gift Ideas for the literary people on your list

There's nothing nicer than receiving gifts from people who have put a lot of thought and care into them. It's definitely a lot better than those fruit cakes or anagrammed sweaters that are two sizes too small/large.

So what do you get for those literary people on your list? Those writers, poets, die-hard fans of anything and everything literary related? Chances are, if you're a literary person yourself, you know at least one other person who fits this description.

Well, here are some great ideas to choose from that I know I would love to unwrap!

On the first day of Christmas?

A Calendar! Check out some of the ones at Amazon: Book Lovers, A Reader's Collection, Book Lust, Forgotten English, Quotable Shakespeare, Poetry Speaks, Shakespeare's Insults, Anguished English, Shakespeare's Realm, The Writer's Desk, Irish Writers, Magnetic Poetry

On the second day of Christmas?

A Book Light is always handy

On the third day of Christmas?

A Lap Table for writing in bed or any place where a writing surface is needed

On the fourth day of Christmas?

A Literary Vacation - for those who can afford it, that is: The Literary Tuscany Tour ( and Shakespeare Remembered ( From $1,500.

On the fifth day of Christmas?

A Postage Scale for sending manuscripts and other submissions as well as envelopes and stamps.

On the sixth day of Christmas?

Word Game Books! Crossword, Word Find, etc.

On the seventh day of Christmas?

A Poster of a favorite author (

On the eighth day of Christmas?

A Gift Certificate for a cafe, bookstore, writing course/seminar, etc.

On the ninth day of Christmas?

A Magazine Subscription: Writer's Digest, Poets & Writers, Writer's Journal, SpecFicMe, Speculations

On the tenth day of Christmas?

A Book (

On the Eleventh day of Christmas?

Pens! (if you know their favorite brand that's a bonus)

On the twelfth day of Christmas?


And a partridge in a pear tree!

Busy Bodies -
The Library Shop -
Passion4Pens -
The Writer At Work -
Creative Papers Online -
Shakespeare's Den -
Quincy Shop -
The Writer's Store -
Cool Stuff For Writers -
Levenger -
The Writer's Desk at The Mary Baker Eddy Library http://shop.marybakereddy...
Gifts For Artists -

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