Do you need to buy a Christmas gift for the writer in your life? Are you totally confused as to what to get this creative yet mysterious creature? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. The gifts below will knock your writer’s socks off. There are gifts for learning, productivity, and just for a little fun. No matter what you choose, the writer in your life will be singing your praises for the next year.
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Christmas Gifts For The Writer In Your Life.
Grammarly Premium–If the writer in your life struggles with spelling, word tense, or punctuation, get them the premium version of Grammarly. This advanced program fixes critical spelling and grammar issues, has advanced checks for punctuation, grammar, sentence structure and context, vocabulary enhancement, genre specific writing style checks, and plagiarism detection. I have been using this for a few months and absolutely love it. This is an especially good gift for the author in your life that specifically writes books.
Kindlesniper– This amazing course will teach the author in your life how to build a book business on Amazon, how to do research, write a first draft, format and edit, launch a book and much, much more. The instructor of this course, Jonathan Green, is a forty times best-selling Amazon author.
Writer’s Digest Subscription-This magazine will be a huge help for your author throughout the coming year. It’s a good way for them to keep up on the latest news, views, and publishing trends.
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Writer’s Market–This is also a great resource for both authors and writers. Writers who want to freelance and write online can find lots of markets to pitch their work. Authors can find lots of information on writing and publishing in this book as well.
KDP Rocket–This software program will help the author in your life find profitable book ideas fast, get more readers to their book on Amazon, increase their kindle rankings, and find profitable keywords in seconds. I have been using this tool for the past few months and find it to be very valuable.
Book Review Targeter-Do you know an author who is struggling to get reviews for their book? This program will find REAL reviewers who have read books similar to theirs and find their contact information so you can email them about reviewing your book. There are many reviewers on Amazon who post their contact information via their email or web site but it can be hard to find them if you have to sort through 800 reviews. This program does that for you so you can start contacting people for reviews. For more information: http://www.clkmg.com/ddrum/brthome/
Baby Name Books-As crazy as it sounds, this can be a very valuable tool for an author. It can be hard coming up with names or sometimes you are looking for a name that has a special meaning for your character. I bought a baby name book at a garage sale and it has been invaluable to me when adding new names to depleted lists of character names.
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20K A Day: How To Launch More Books And Make More Money By Writing Faster, Better, and Smarter–This book will give you everything you need to write twenty thousand words a day so that you can write faster, defeat writer’s block and have more free time.
Breaking Orbit: How To Write, Publish, and Launch Your First Bestseller on Amazon Without a Mailing List, Blog, or Social Media Following by Jonathan Green–This book will show you how to break down a novel into easy, manageable tasks, how to build a business behind your books, how to get reviews, how to design a cover that will fly off the shelves and much, much more.
Mastering Amazon Ads by Brian D. Meeks-One of the ways a writer can market their book is by running ads on Amazon. This book will help the writer in your life have a better understanding of what ads are, show them how to set up their first ad, and much more.
Words to Profit Mastery-This amazing course teaches you how to become a professional ghostwriter. A ghostwriter is someone who writes content but doesn’t get credit for their work. Ghostwriting is a special yet highly paid skill. I took this course a little over a year ago and my first article paid for the cost of the course. If you are looking to master this skill, you need this course.
Scriviner-This program will help the author in your life keep their chapters organized while writing their books, allow them to move things around easily, and cut down on a lot of headache. It’s available for both Mac and Windows so be mindful of which version you download.
Kindle Unlimited Subscription-Your favorite author can download millions of books for one flat monthly fee.
P.J.’s-Sometimes when we’re trying to work on a manuscript, comfy trumps everyday clothes, hands down. This is especially true if we are working while sick or the weather is crappy outside. It’s kind of like being in your own little writing cocoon wearing your jammies and drinking your hot beverage of choice.
Ergonomic Writing Accessories-Help take the stress off the body with ergonomic keyboards, mouse, and mouse pads.
A domain name and hosting-An author needs a permanent piece of real-estate on the internet, so why not buy them a domain name and a year of hosting. Many hosting sites have sales all the time and a domain name isn’t expensive either. You can probably set up both for under $100.
Restaurant Gift Cards-Do some research and find out what restaurants deliver to your favorite writer’s address. This way, they can order lunch and have it delivered when they are deep in the trenches of working on that novel, article, or blog post.
Choose one of these gifts today and your author will be on their way to an even more successful year.