6 Impressive Gift Ideas for Your Writer Friend

A writer has only written this piece, so take the word without any second thoughts!

Looking for surefire gifts for writers but couldn’t think beyond a pen? Well, whether you are shopping for a friend who’s always writing even on a napkin or who has turned their place into a library, you’re at the right place. We have penned a list of thoughtful and appreciative gifts for writers that would make their writing more fun. So, without further ado, check out the list below.

Reading Glasses

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Be it long-form, short-form or anywhere-in-the-middle type of writing, it takes time (and so many drafts). And staring at a screen or reading on a phone does hamper their vision in one way or the other. So, protect them from the harmful light that a screen gives off with a reading glass. There are hundreds of both functioning and uber-stylish options you can choose from that are guaranteed to catch the recipient’s eye.

Adjustable Standing Desk

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An adjustable standing desk will bring their desktop up to eye level, save them from slouching, increase alertness and work more productively. After all, long hours of writing can result in a hunched neck and back. It is among the best gifts for writers that is sure to receive all the love and appreciation.

Personalised Pen

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The pen is mightier than the sword! There is a high chance that as you read this blog, almost every writer would be editing a draft or working on their next novel! In such a case, a nice writing tool will make the best literary companion. So, surprise the wordsmiths on your list with a personalised pen to gift a meaningful present. You can also tag along a personalised diary, notebook, pen drive and more that will make their best pals for writing.



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What writer doesn’t love books, right? They read and savour books like it’s their last day on the earth. So, if you are looking for creative writing gifts, bookmark this gift for a writer immediately! A bookend will help them create a haven for their favourite books. Besides, it will add drama to their space and accommodate their ever-growing collection of books.

Noise-Cancelling Earbuds/Headphones


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A great writing idea doesn’t simply fall out of the sky and land on the lap! Help them create that Zen space that gives birth to the next big bestseller by gifting a pair of noise-cancelling earbuds or headphones. It will provide them with the required quietude – essential for the ideas to flow and put their pen to paper. This will also come in handy when they need to block out the world as they jot their thoughts.

Coffee Mug

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A yawn is a silent scream for coffee! Almost every writer prefers an energising cup of coffee while they write. Therefore, a coffee mug would make a great gift for your writer friend. But don’t go for an ordinary mug! Go for one that will be uniquely theirs by getting it customised with a punny quote, picture, name or motivational message. You may pair this with other gifts for authors such as a tea hamper or personalised cushion.

No matter what kind of writer they are – a poet, content writer, novelist, journalist, scriptwriter or author – these impressive gifts for writers is sure to satisfy.

About the author


A creative person by heart and presently working with FNP as a content curator, Anushka has 4+ years of experience in content writing, editing and marketing. She loves designing for her writing pieces and is skilled at writing a multitude of genres including narrative, fiction, poetry, fantasy and short story. When not working, she can be usually found watching anime or framing random story plots in her head.