Our favorite funny gifts for writers

Lighten up the writer in your life with these witty wares for wordsmiths.
By Meredith Quinn | Published: July 29, 2016


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.

 

 PERSONAL LIBRARY KIT

personal library kit

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

 

  PUNCTUATION POSTERS

grammar art poster

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

 

LITERARY ACTION FIGURES

jane austen action figure

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

 

 SLINGSHOT PENCIL

slingshot pencil

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

 

  UNICORN SHARPENER

funny gifts for writers

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