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103 Gifts for Writers

— November 27, 2008 — Special
Writers aren’t a terribly difficult bunch to shop for. Indeed, many writers are thrilled at the prospect of unwrapping a new book, a set of fountain ink pens or a neat bookmark.

Not all writers are such word nerds, however, so this cluster has assembled gifts for every sort of writer--from the obsessive-compulsive blogger and the manic-depressive novelist to the aspiring writer whose biggest challenge is writer’s block.

Still need some ideas? My favorite recent gift was a $2 Army-issued notepad with waterproof paper. And the typewriter necklace above can be found here.
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Blogging on the High Seas with Carnival
Blogging on the High Seas with Carnival
John Heald's Bloggers Cruise
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102
Overreaction
Overreaction
8 Year Old Suspended 3 Days for Sniffing Marker
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101
Multi-Function Mousepads
Multi-Function Mousepads
4 Port USB, Speakers and Mic Pad
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100
Air Purifying Gadgets
Air Purifying Gadgets
USB Ionizer Fan
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99
Mice for Ultra Mobile Notebook Users
Mice for Ultra Mobile Notebook Users
The Logitech V550
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98
First School for Bloggers
First School for Bloggers
OhmyNews Citizen Journalism School
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97
Books and Movies Inspire Scents
Books and Movies Inspire Scents
Theirry Mugler's The Perfume Collection
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96
Hot Spot Finder
Hot Spot Finder
Pen Detects Wifi
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95
15 Foot Books
15 Foot Books
Burj Dubai Hotel Hosts Giant Logbook
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94
Short Stories from Titles
Short Stories from Titles
The Sorted Books Project
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93
Blog Book Deals
Blog Book Deals
Stuff White People Like
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92
Ornamental Libraries
Ornamental Libraries
The Bookman Shelf
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91
Sculpted Graphite Pencils
Sculpted Graphite Pencils
Functional Works of Art
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90
Cushioned Laptop Cases
Cushioned Laptop Cases
The Napbook Padded Case
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89
Digitally Record Your Scribbles
Digitally Record Your Scribbles
The Zpen
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88
Musical Bookshelves
Musical Bookshelves
The Wazz AL by NoDesign
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87
Eco Smart Cookbooks
Eco Smart Cookbooks
Table Tucker
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86
Biodegradable USBs
Biodegradable USBs
Hoshino FD-300 Is Made of Fermented Corn
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85
Supermodel Bookmarks
Supermodel Bookmarks
Vlada's Style.com Lookbook
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84
From Blog To Book
From Blog To Book
27 Websites In Print
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83
The World's Most Expensive Mouse
The World's Most Expensive Mouse
Bling Bling or Boring?
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82
Typewriter Chocolate
Typewriter Chocolate
Typolade Lets You Say It With Chocolate
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81
Book Cameras?
Book Cameras?
Beware A Book is Watching You...
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80
Pen Projects Your Logo
Pen Projects Your Logo
Shameless Promotion Anywhere
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79
Custom Photo Books
Custom Photo Books
PhotoWorks Albums
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78
Light-Up Floating Pod Pen
Light-Up Floating Pod Pen
Customizable Logo-Lites
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77
Green USB Drives
Green USB Drives
The INF Recycled Newspaper Memory Stick
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76
$10 Laptop
$10 Laptop
When the $100 Laptop is Too Expensive
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75
Recycled Typewriter As Art
Recycled Typewriter As Art
Robot Made From Old Parts
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74
$19,000 Pens
$19,000 Pens
The Behold 1010
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73
Cocktail Scribble Portfolio
Cocktail Scribble Portfolio
The Napkin Notebook
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72
Book Lamp Stand
Book Lamp Stand
Reading Lamp by Bureaudebank
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71
Dorky Computer Decor
Dorky Computer Decor
USB Christmas Lights
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70
Self-Printing Calendars
Self-Printing Calendars
Oscar Diaz's Ink Calendar Prints Itself
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69
Artistic Book Surgery
Artistic Book Surgery
Postoperative by Brian Dettmer
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68
Punk Business Fashion
Punk Business Fashion
Anti System Sk8 Shoulder Bags and Notebooks
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67
Hip Journals Made of Discarded Books
Hip Journals Made of Discarded Books
Ex Libris Anonymous Incorporate Original Works
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66
Custom Gwen Stefani Books
Custom Gwen Stefani Books
HP Sweet Escape Tour Book
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65
Space and Underwater Pen
Space and Underwater Pen
Tombow's Object XL Pressurized Ink Cartridges
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64
HumaPen Memoir, World's First Digital Insulin Pen With Memory
HumaPen Memoir, World's First Digital Insulin Pen With Memory
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63
Chocolate Pencils
Chocolate Pencils
Dessert Comes with "Pencil Sharpeners"
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62
Independent Split-Screen Laptops
Independent Split-Screen Laptops
Xentex Flip-Pad Voyager
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61
Cutlery Pen Caps for Dining in 2015
Cutlery Pen Caps for Dining in 2015
Din-ink
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60
Amazon eBook Launched
Amazon eBook Launched
Will Kindle Popularize the eBook?
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59
World's First Smelly E-Book
World's First Smelly E-Book
Musty Scratch'N'Sniff For PCs
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58
Digital Pen
Digital Pen
Logitech io2 Records Your Writing
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57
Ink Stained Fashion
Ink Stained Fashion
Fernando Brizio Dresses Come With Pens
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56
Pillow Books and Pillow Hats
Pillow Books and Pillow Hats
The Pillow Collection
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55
Inkless Pens
Inkless Pens
Metal Alloy Paper Markers
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54
DIY Ballpoint Pens
DIY Ballpoint Pens
The Falter 2D Pen
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53
$13,000 Pencil
$13,000 Pencil
Graf von Faber-Castell Perfect Pencil
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52
Books About Bad Driving
Books About Bad Driving
"How We Drive"
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51
Pen with WiFi detector from Informatica
Pen with WiFi detector from Informatica
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50
Unique Furniture
Unique Furniture
A Pile of Books
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49
Dead Fred Pen Holder
Dead Fred Pen Holder
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48
Aztec Snake Bookcase
Aztec Snake Bookcase
Quetza
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47
Books as Balance Weights
Books as Balance Weights
The See-Saw Bookshelf
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46
Nerd Luxury
Nerd Luxury
BathTub with Book Storage
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45
Inflatable Bookmarks
Inflatable Bookmarks
Abracadabra
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44
Gigantic Pop-Up Book
Gigantic Pop-Up Book
Space Book
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43
Pen Pays Homage to Swiss Watchmakers
Pen Pays Homage to Swiss Watchmakers
Caran d'Ache Pens Resemble Clocks
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42
Emotion-Sensitive Pens
Emotion-Sensitive Pens
Philips Mood Pens
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41
Coffee Table Art Books
Coffee Table Art Books
Gary Fernandez Draws Women, Future Landscapes & Birds
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40
Wine Stopper USB
Wine Stopper USB
Memory Storage for Oenophiles
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39
Montblanc Expands Beyond Pens
Montblanc Expands Beyond Pens
New Line of Gold and Diamond Jewellery
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38
Eco-Friendly Digital Pen
Eco-Friendly Digital Pen
The Techie Way To Save Trees
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37
Personalized Picture Books
Personalized Picture Books
FlattenMe Fairytales Feature You
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36
Enlighten Yourself
Enlighten Yourself
The Pop-Up Book Of Lights
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35
Pencil Shaving Necklaces
Pencil Shaving Necklaces
Victorian Mason Jewellery
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34
Jewelry for Writers
Jewelry for Writers
'Nib' Series from Tatty Devine
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33
Solar Powered Laptop Case Actually Charges Laptops
Solar Powered Laptop Case Actually Charges Laptops
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32
Nokia Digital Pen
Nokia Digital Pen
Recall What You Write!
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31
Candy Pen Caps
Candy Pen Caps
Suck My Bic
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30
Pencil Sketch Furniture
Pencil Sketch Furniture
Front Studio Shade Project
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29
$10 Hand-Held Braille Writer
$10 Hand-Held Braille Writer
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28
Piano Sketchpads
Piano Sketchpads
Yamaha Studio Keyboard Book
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27
$300,000 Tribute Pen
$300,000 Tribute Pen
Mont Blanc Prince Rainier III
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26
Flash Drive Fountain Pen
Flash Drive Fountain Pen
S.T. Dupont USB
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25
Suspended Bookshelves
Suspended Bookshelves
Salkim Bookhangers
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24
Fake Blood Page Markers
Fake Blood Page Markers
The Liquid Bookmark Set
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23
Geeky Home Decor Has Hidden Meaning
Geeky Home Decor Has Hidden Meaning
Equation Bookshelf
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22
GraffitiWriter Automated Graffiti Robot
GraffitiWriter Automated Graffiti Robot
FINALLY!
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21
Typewriter-Inspired PCs
Typewriter-Inspired PCs
IBM Laptop Concept
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20
Digital Fountain Pen
Digital Fountain Pen
Send SMS and Email
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19
Solar-Powered Pen is a Wireless Spy Cam
Solar-Powered Pen is a Wireless Spy Cam
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18
Pens as Computers
Pens as Computers
The Wireless NEC P-ISM
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17
Recycled Literature as Fashion
Recycled Literature as Fashion
"Book Bags" by Caitlin
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16
Shredded Book Art
Shredded Book Art
Literary Masterpieces Shaped by Scalpel
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15
Interactive Walls
Interactive Walls
Christiaan Postma's Calendar Wallpaper
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14
Balancing Bookshelf
Balancing Bookshelf
"Maintain The Balance of Your Knowledge!"
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13
Table for The Book Lovers
Table for The Book Lovers
The 'Ex Libris' 2008 by MOCO
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12
Modern Feather Pens
Modern Feather Pens
Vivien Muller Plume Fountain Pen
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11
Recycled Books as Bags
Recycled Books as Bags
DIY Reader's Digest Purses
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10
BookShelf Adjusts Shape to Contents
BookShelf Adjusts Shape to Contents
Elastica BookShelf
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9
Graphic Day Planners
Graphic Day Planners
The Muji Chronotebook
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8
Pencil Art
Pencil Art
Creative With Office Supplies
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7
Secret Book Computers
Secret Book Computers
The Future of Books Laptop
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6
Carved Books
Carved Books
Novel Art Recycling
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5
Furniture Made of Books
Furniture Made of Books
This Into That
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4
3-D Art Made of Books
3-D Art Made of Books
Su Blackwell's Book-Cut Sculptures
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3
Upside-Down Storage
Upside-Down Storage
The Anti-Gravity Bookshelf
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2
Recycled Books as Art
Recycled Books as Art
10 Innovative Creations
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1
Dresses Made from Phonebooks
Dresses Made from Phonebooks
The Paper Dress by Jolis Paons
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