Holiday Gift Guide For Writers

imagesOver on Tumblr, today is Tumblr Gift-Guide-Ocalypse, where everyone posts pictures of the best gift ideas for 2012. At BookWorks we’ve decided to join in, but for those of you who don’t want to wait all day to see the whole list (or if you just want to see it all in one post), we’ve cross-posted it here. These are some great gifts that we bet all the writers in your life will love — or you could put some of them on your own wishlist, of course!

tumblr_mevgrmNeKx1rdx4t9o1_500Check out this computer keyboard made from a real typewriter! Perfect for the writer who wants a touch of vintage flair that’s still iPad accessible.

$699 on Etsy.


These gorgeous fountain pen earrings are sure to make a statement at your next literary event. Made from real vintage style pen tips, they can be inscribed with whatever writerly words you want, and no two pairs are alike.

$12.00 on Etsy


Keep your deadlines organized with this Weekly Calendar that sticks right onto your desktop monitor.

$10 at Pocketo


This pretty jar of magnetic words is great for relieving your writer’s block. Just pull out a few and arrange them around for a sudden burst inspiration, or leave them on your refrigerator to play with while you’re cooking.

$14.95 at Magnetic Poetry


When you’ve got some down time between chapter outlines, Wreck this Journal by Keri Smith will get your creative juices flowing. It’s full of cute instructions and ideas for different kinds of doodles and drawings.

$9.61 at Barnes and Noble


A year’s subscription to Publisher’s Weekly will be just the thing for keeping up to date on the current state of the industry!

@249 at the Publisher’s Weekly website


Everybody knows that writers love tea. A gift certificate to Adagio teas will ensure that they get the perfect blend just for them – fans of Lord of the Rings might enjoy the Lembas blend!

$25+ from Adiago

We hope that this gives you some great ideas for holiday gifts! Let us know if you have any other ideas for gift-giving in the comments below.

Speaking of the holidays, don’t forget about our holiday party tonight!