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100 Gift Ideas for Writers

From Cloud-Connected Notepads to Productivity-Boosting Desks

— November 24, 2015 — Art & Design
These gift ideas for writers are perfect for the budding author on your list. While books are a popular gift idea this time of year, why not opt for something more unique for the literature-lover in your life.

While most writers have replaced their notepads with laptops and tablets, others still prefer the feeling of putting pen to paper. For the writer who prefers to do things the old fashion way, a beautiful stationary set makes an excellent gift. These stationary sets range from travel-themed writing tools to tear-triggering notebooks.

In addition to a good stationary set, many writers appreciate literature-inspired gifts that honor their favorite authors. These gifts can include classic novel notebooks, book-inspired beach bags and even romantic literary wines.

These creative gift ideas for writers are sure to spark some literary inspiration.
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Onomatopoeia-Inspired Books
Onomatopoeia-Inspired Books
'Soundimals' Teaches Readers About Sounds in Different Countries
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Grass-Inspired Writing Tools
Grass-Inspired Writing Tools
CB2's Grass Pen Comes in Two Varying Shades of Green
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96
Space Villain Notebooks
Space Villain Notebooks
These Moleskine Star Wars Notebooks Feature Artwork of the Film's Bad Guys
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95
Versatile Adhesive Notebooks
Versatile Adhesive Notebooks
The 'Glued Notebook' Makes Activities Like Scrapbooking a Breeze
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94
Collaborative Journal Books
Collaborative Journal Books
'Me, You, Us' is Meant to Be Filled Out with a Group of Friends
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93
Tear-Triggering Notebooks
Tear-Triggering Notebooks
This Writing Notebook Comes With Onion Paper to Get the Tears Flowing
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92
Durable Reusable Notebooks
Durable Reusable Notebooks
Scrubby Reusable Notebooks are Rugged and Waterproof
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91
Beaded Hanging Notepads
Beaded Hanging Notepads
The DIY Hanging Note Roll is a Convenient and Chic Stationary Piece
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90
Boozy Writer Flasks
Boozy Writer Flasks
This Leather Flask Features a Built-In Pocket for a Notebook and Pen
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89
Visual Literary Guides
Visual Literary Guides
John O'Sullivan Designs Stylish Postcard Facts for Famous Writers
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88
Simple Shorthand Notepads
Simple Shorthand Notepads
The Lord and Lady Co. Field Notes Steno Book is Made for Quick Details
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87
Varying Typography Calendars
Varying Typography Calendars
The Typodarium Offers Consumers Various Forms of Different Typography
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86
Bi-Lingual Stationary Sets
Bi-Lingual Stationary Sets
These Thank You Cards from Etsy Show Gratitude in Two Languages
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85
Dislocating Minimalist Pens
Dislocating Minimalist Pens
Align by Beyond Object Reinterprets the Traditional Writing Tool
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84
Literature Time Keepers
Literature Time Keepers
The Book Clock by Masaaki Hiromura Keeps Time in an Unusual Way
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83
Parisian Stationery Sets
Parisian Stationery Sets
American Girl's Bon Voyage Stationary Set for Girls is Travel-Themed
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Historical Figure Stationary
Historical Figure Stationary
Letters of Note is a Book That Celebrates Famous Pop Culture Icons
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81
Compact Pen-Sized Chopsticks
Compact Pen-Sized Chopsticks
The Versatile PenstiX by Yuan Design is Easily Packable
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80
Botanical Stationary Accessories
Botanical Stationary Accessories
Etsy's Maoiliosa Shop Creates Paper Wrapped Pencil Designs
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79
Spiritual Stationary Sets
Spiritual Stationary Sets
This Journal is Designed to Foster Personal Development
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78
Mixology-Themed Writing Tools
Mixology-Themed Writing Tools
This Classic Cocktails Pencil Set Celebrates Refined Drink Recipes
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77
Beer-Pouring Typewriters
Beer-Pouring Typewriters
Czech Beer Brand Staropramen Created the First Type-Controlled Draught
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76
Pencil-Preserving Stationery
Pencil-Preserving Stationery
The Attachment Set Induces an Emotional Connection to Your Utensil
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75
Literary Masterpiece Pillows
Literary Masterpiece Pillows
Cozy Up with the Olde Book Pillow Classics
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74
Writer-Targeted Coffee Cups
Writer-Targeted Coffee Cups
This Motivational Mug Uses Cussing as a Productivity Strategy
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73
Aquatic Stationary Sets
Aquatic Stationary Sets
This Desktop Fishing Stationary Set is Creative and Fun
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72
Child Author Kits
Child Author Kits
Lulu.com's 'IlluStory Junior' Lets Kids Write, Draw and Publish a Paperback
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71
Comfy Notebook Collaborations
Comfy Notebook Collaborations
AllSwell Creative and Brooklyn Beach Teamed Up With a Blanket Set
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70
Cheeky Lyrical Notebooks
Cheeky Lyrical Notebooks
The 'It Was a Good Lay' Notebook References a Morrissey Song
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69
Miniature Literary Lamps
Miniature Literary Lamps
The mini Lumio+ Book is Both a Light and an External Battery
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68
Typewriter-Printed Tech Covers
Typewriter-Printed Tech Covers
This Retro Laptop Case Upgrades Your Style & Protects Your Gadgets
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67
Cola-Honoring Notebooks
Cola-Honoring Notebooks
This Limited Edition Notebook Celebrates Coca-Cola's 100th Anniversary
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66
Romantic Literary Wines
Romantic Literary Wines
These Wines Take Inspiration from Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy
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65
Digitized Notebook Partnerships
Digitized Notebook Partnerships
The Moleskine Livescribe Notebook Transfers Your Ideas to the App
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64
Classic Novel Notebooks
Classic Novel Notebooks
Write Your Life Story in One of These Classic Book Journals
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63
Literary Perfume Branding
Literary Perfume Branding
Etsy's Ravenscourt Apothecary Shop Features Book Character Scents
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62
Classic Literary Beach Bags
Classic Literary Beach Bags
Imagine Your Life in the 1880s When You Carry the Jane Eyre Tote Bag
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61
Customizable Filing Cabinets
Customizable Filing Cabinets
The Mia Ped Storage System Can Be Adapted to Your Unique Office Needs
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60
Cute Campfire Pencils
Cute Campfire Pencils
OTOTO's Camp-Inspired Pencil Set is Topped with a Marshmallow Eraser
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59
Reusable Notebooks
Reusable Notebooks
'Wipe Book' is a Kickstarter Project that Combines Notebooks and Whiteboards
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58
Magnetic Journal Pages
Magnetic Journal Pages
The Rekonect Notebook Features a Magnetic Spine with Reachable Pages
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57
Animal Waste Stationary
Animal Waste Stationary
These Sustainable Paper Products are Made from Elephant Feces
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56
Magnetic Notebooks
Magnetic Notebooks
This Journal Features Magnetic Pages That Can Be Removed and Reattached
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55
Delicate Pine Stationary
Delicate Pine Stationary
The Kizara Memo Pad is Beautifully Made from Pine Shavings
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54
Animal-Saving Notebooks
Animal-Saving Notebooks
Julie Joliat's Kids Drawing Notebook Teaches About & Aids Wild Animals
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53
Sticky Pad Notebooks
Sticky Pad Notebooks
NoteShel's Case Provides a Sturdy Support for Sticky Note-Taking
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52
Literary Alcohol Covers
Literary Alcohol Covers
The Flask Book Box Creatively Hides Booze in an Unassuming Novel
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51
Astrology-Inspired Notebooks
Astrology-Inspired Notebooks
The Orion Paper Sample Kit by Minh Nguyen is Strikingly Informative
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50
Spontaneous Thought Notebooks
Spontaneous Thought Notebooks
The Random Thoughts Journal Design is Perfect for Haphazard Ideas
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49
Analog-to-Digital Pens
Analog-to-Digital Pens
Write On Paper then Edit on Your Computer with the Equil Jot Pen
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48
Dual-Purpose Notebooks
Dual-Purpose Notebooks
This Cute Notebook Kit Includes a Mix of Lined & Blank Pages
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47
Literary Coffee Cups
Literary Coffee Cups
Chipolte's Bags and Paper Coffee Cups Feature Essays 'Cultivating Thought'
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46
Illustrated Pocket Notebooks
Illustrated Pocket Notebooks
Yellow Owl Workshop Releases Vibrant Notebooks for Stationary Lovers
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45
Aggressive Notebook Designs
Aggressive Notebook Designs
This Blunt Journal Offers a Therapeutic Release to Negative Thoughts
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44
Imagination-Boosting Card Decks
Imagination-Boosting Card Decks
The Writer Emergency Pack Helps with Combating Writer's Block
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Creative Flowing Notepads
Creative Flowing Notepads
The Writer's Block Notepad and Pencil Combo is Functional and Fun
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Hybrid Notebook Wallets
Hybrid Notebook Wallets
The Diaeled Notebook Wallet Keeps Cards, Money and Notes All in One Place
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41
Travel-Themed Writing Tools
Travel-Themed Writing Tools
The Journey Pencil Takes Writers on a Trip Around The Globe
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40
Hand-Embroidered Notebooks
Hand-Embroidered Notebooks
Fabulous Cat Papers Offers Stationary Sewn with Bugs, Organs and More
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De Stijl Stationary Sets
De Stijl Stationary Sets
Katia Windau's Mondrian Sticky Notes Pay Tribute to the Artistic Icon
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Nostalgic Typewriter Keyboards
Nostalgic Typewriter Keyboards
This Vintage Computer Keyboard Looks Like a Set of Typewriter Keys
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37
Vintage Book Brooches
Vintage Book Brooches
House of Ismay Creates Adorable Literary Accessories
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36
Topographic Stationary Designs
Topographic Stationary Designs
Etsy's Little Alexander Shop Sells a Handpainted Mountain Notebook
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35
Adventure-Logging Notebooks
Adventure-Logging Notebooks
The Adventure Log Notebook is Targeted Towards Outdoorsy Note-Keepers
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Minimalist Art-Funding Notebooks
Minimalist Art-Funding Notebooks
Public Supply Creates Stationery to Raise Money for Art Programs
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Morbid Stationary Organizers
Morbid Stationary Organizers
The Dead Tidy Desk Organizer Keeps your Pens On-Hand in a Cruel Way
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Handy Text Transferers
Handy Text Transferers
The Copy & Paste Device Scans Documents and Reprints Them in a Pinch
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Mimalist Rustic Notebooks
Mimalist Rustic Notebooks
Field Notes’ Spring Notebooks Have Arrived
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Colorful Erasable Notebooks
Colorful Erasable Notebooks
Write to Your Heart's Content and Then Erase with Your Wipebook
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Cloud-Syncing Paper Notebooks
Cloud-Syncing Paper Notebooks
The Mod Notebooks Digitize Notes, Transferring Them to Your Tech
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Poet-Inspired Candles
Poet-Inspired Candles
This Ceramic Candle Jar Takes After American Writer Henry David Thoreau
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Uninspirational Stationery Sets
Uninspirational Stationery Sets
This Grumpy Notebook Set is Perfect for Cynical Consumers
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Travel-Documenting Diaries
Travel-Documenting Diaries
This Adventure Log Book Helps Backpackers and Tourists Record Memories
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Obsessive-Compulsive Notebooks
Obsessive-Compulsive Notebooks
The Jottbook Allows For Insanely Precise Organization
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Portable Laptop Desks
Portable Laptop Desks
The StandStand Workspace Allows You to Work Standing Up
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Minimalist Tech Stationary
Minimalist Tech Stationary
This Stationery Box Set Stores Writing Tools and One's Mobile Device
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Topographic Stationary Collections
Topographic Stationary Collections
Julia Kostreva's Golden Year Collection is Inspired by Nature
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Versatile Japanese Notebooks
Versatile Japanese Notebooks
The Hobonichi Techo Planner Caters to Every Note-Taking Approach
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Cloud-Connected Notepads
Cloud-Connected Notepads
Rocketbook Digitizes Traditional Notes and is Erased in the Microwave
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Stylish Motivational Stationery
Stylish Motivational Stationery
Melbourne-Based Mi Goals Helps People "Get Shit Done"
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Sustainable Artisan Notebooks
Sustainable Artisan Notebooks
These Environmentally Friendly Notebooks are Eclectic and Funky
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Discouraging Personal Diaries
Discouraging Personal Diaries
The Perpetual Disappointments Diary Features a Hilarious Redesign
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Handsome Notebook Carriers
Handsome Notebook Carriers
The Variety of Leather Book Covers are for Analog Note-Takers
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Foldable Mobile Desks
Foldable Mobile Desks
The 'Levit8' is a Standing Desk That Comes in the Size of a Magazine
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Ebullient Positivity Notebooks
Ebullient Positivity Notebooks
This Pocket Notebook Helps You Stop and Smell the Roses
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Sculptural Inkless Pens
Sculptural Inkless Pens
The Pininfarina Cambiano Inkless Pen Features a Beautiful Design Aesthetic
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Leather-Pocketed Workstations
Leather-Pocketed Workstations
The Oscar Architecture Desk by Giorgio Bonaguro is Sophisticated
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Collaborative Exquisite Notebooks
Collaborative Exquisite Notebooks
This Tucker Nichols Notebook is Changing the Face of Note-Taking
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10
Vintage Pocket Notebooks
Vintage Pocket Notebooks
'The Recap Notebook' Makes for the Perfect Confidant
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Smartphone-Connected Notepads
Smartphone-Connected Notepads
This Paper Notebook is Made from a Conductive Bookbinding Glue
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8
Mock Laptop Notebooks
Mock Laptop Notebooks
This Funny Notebook Poses as a Computer from the 70s
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Paper-Binding Notebook Clips
Paper-Binding Notebook Clips
The Eco Clip is a Reusable Personal Notebook Binder
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Creativity-Encouraging Boxes
Creativity-Encouraging Boxes
The Adobe Kickbox Jumpstarts Employees' Next Big Idea
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5
Book-Like Soap Boxes
Book-Like Soap Boxes
Apothecary's Soap Packaging Ideas Are Literary-Inspired
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4
Multi-Purpose Laptop Tables
Multi-Purpose Laptop Tables
This DIY Project Makes the Classic TV Table Better for Laptop Use
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3
Productivity-Boosting Desks
Productivity-Boosting Desks
This New Writing Laptop Desk Design is Slim, Sleek and Stylish
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2
All-Encompassing Notebooks
All-Encompassing Notebooks
This All-In-One Planner Combines all Your Organizational Needs
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Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
Modern Wall-Mounted Desks
NUBO by Ligne Roset is Sleek and Stylish for Small Spaces
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