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5 coloring books for writers

Sometimes the best writing ideas strike when we're NOT writing. Enter these five inspirational coloring books to help you relax, boost your creativity, and unwind some tangled plot threads.

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Better Than Gin: A Coloring Book for Writers by Jessica Lourey


Lourey’s book pairs writing prompts with full-page illustrations in an attempt to help stuck, struggling, or aspiring authors unlock the novel they’ve always wanted to write.



Bookish: A Coloring Book for Book Lovers by Jessica Hildreth


Let your brain wander – and perhaps untangle plot threads – as you color in this whimsical collection of illustrations for bibliophiles.



The Coloring Book for Writers: An Inspirational Brainstorming Tool, Volume I by Linda Fulkerson


Brainstorm in full color with this collection of illustrated prompts, exercises, and brainstorming suggestions – and if you fill up Volume I too quickly, there’s a Volume II to explore as well.



Edgar Allan Poe: An Adult Coloring Book by Odessa Begay


If you’d rather color tell-tale hearts than cartoonish ones, this Poe-inspired coloring book is for you.



The Enchanted Library by Theodore Ashford

“Welcome to The Enchanted Library, where dragons hoard books instead of gold, and butterflies have books for wings,” proclaims this 30-image, single-sided coloring book for writers and bibliophiles. 


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