Writers can get a bad rap for being brooding loners who get tunnel vision when working on a project. Lighten up the writer in your life with these witty wares for wordsmiths.
Hate it when you loan a book and never see it again? Start your own check-out system with a date stamp, cards to track return dates and a handy pocket to affix inside each cover. $16. Amazon.com
Word nerds unite! Grammar-themed posters from Get Your Nerd On will bring a chuckle to any language purist. Designs include comma sutra, shout outs to the semi-colon and many plays on general literary nerdiness. Start at $20. etsy.com
Your favorite classic authors can face off in miniature form. Shakespeare, Poe and Jane Austen will stand toe to toe, battling it out with wit and woe sans sense or sensibility.
$13 each. mcphee.com
Troublemakers and history buffs will welcome the distractions built into this pencil. Get inspiration for your next historical fiction novel by reenacting this ancient war technique. $9.95. calendars.com
Make your pencil as sharp as a unicorn’s horn to add a layer of magic to your next writing project. $5.99. stupid.com