*Gift Cards- local book stores, coffee houses, computer and office supply stores. But movie or dinner certificates are always very welcome too.
*A Beautiful Pen, my favorites can be found at levenger.com.
*Magazine Subscriptions-sure the obvious ones… The Writer, Writer’s Digest but what about a subscription to something they write about a lot…Saveur or Fine Cooking for the food writer, Wired, for the tech writer, or a literary magazine subscription that they just love to read or aspire to be published in. The Sun. Glimmer Train Stories.
*Moleskine journal or another beautiful or practical journal. On my list this year…Email and Websites Journal (Mini-size)
*Voice Recorder or Head Phones…multi-tasking makes writers happier people.
*Reams of Paper and/or printer cartridges.
*Fancy files to hold acceptances and book contracts. My favorite anything from Cavallini & Company.Botanical Birds 12 File Folders with Vintage Designs Manila Folder Set Plain old manila folders work great for rejections.
*A week of a virtual assistant.
*A spa treatment or massage.
The Writing Nag