Gifts for Writers: Great ideas!

Love this list of non-notebook gifts for writers.

Family members have been giving me notebooks–and fancy pens–as gifts since I got out of college. It’s a nice sentiment, really, it is, but all of my writing really happens in my laptop (it has the smudge marks from repeated use to prove it). I like the pens but I’m always afraid of losing them, and some of the notebooks are really precious but I don’t want to “ruin” them by marking in them and then forgetting about them.

But a friend gave me an editing-themed mug and I have used the heck out of that. (I particularly like it when I’m editing, duh). So more of that, please!


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3 responses to “Gifts for Writers: Great ideas!

  1. Sadly my family doesn’t even give me notebooks. Whenever my writing comes up in conversation they get these indulgent smiles, like you’ll give to a four-year-old who announces he’s going to be a lion wrangler when he grows up. But I’ve share the list on Facebook. Maybe someone gets the hint 😉

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