Every writer needs essentials that will set the mood to enrich their creative minds, as well as objects and gadgets that will make their lives easier. Anything that helps the pen fly across the notebook. We’ve gathered some gifts for writers to help stimulate and relax the brain so that the best writing can be created.
Hoxton Mini Press Notebooks
Based out of East London, Hoxton Mini Press emphasises on bringing back the physical book as the world moves to a more virtual footprint. They believe in making books that create memories and can be passed through generations. Sustainability is also at the forefront of their brand, as they are vowing to plant a tree with every purchase of their items.
The Mini Press Notebooks are titled A Notebook For Bad Ideas, which is “a perfect notebook in which to risk imperfection,” making it a perfect canvas for any and all ideas that writers have. It’s small enough to easily carry around so you can jot down ideas on the go. It comes in red and grey with plain or ruled paper.
From – Hoxton Mini Press
Price | £15
EASE Candle + Pillow Spray
SCRIPT is a new wellness platform that provides “a sisterhood for conversation & community,” with their products aiming to push the envelope and address real issues women are facing today. As well as being great gifts for writers, they are proudly vegan and cruelty free, as well as green in their supplies and materials in their products.
The EASE Candle consists of bergamot, lavender and lemon, among other scents. All of these enhance relaxation and comfort, which allows for a perfect and calming environment for writers. It’ll restore and reboot your brain and leave you in a serene mood. The pillow spray will also help you get a good night sleep so you can be reinvigorated the next morning for even more writing.
From – Script Wellness
Price | £35
Jarvis Bamboo Standing Desk
Fully focuses on making and selling office furniture that is well-built, this desk is designed to create a workplace environment where everyone can work their best.
The eco-friendly Jarvis Bamboo Standing Desk makes a great gift for writers who like to work from home and avoid knots in their neck and back. Hunching over and scribbling in a notebook or typing on a laptop for a long period of time isn’t good for anyone, so this standing desk is sure to help with that. Additionally, it’s spacious enough to allow for customisation of decoration such as plants, pictures and pencil holders.
From – Fully
Price | £600
Sudocrem Limited Edition Candle
Sudocrem has long been used specifically for newborns, however, there is a lot of correlation between soothing newborns and relaxing minds. Sudocrem’s signature scent of lavender is perfect to calm a writer’s brain after a long day or in the midst of their writing process to relieve their stress.
The candle has not yet been released to the public, but check out all their other products which will definitely relax you.
From – Sudocrem
Price | From £5
Motion Nutrition’s Unplug Sleep Aid
Branded as the UK’s most awarded natural sleep-aid, it is the perfect supplement to a writer’s routine. Motion Nutrition CEO Joe Welstead has created a product that helps your body maintain its own sleep hormones with a blend of herbal botanicals to ensure a restful sleep.
Good sleep equates to a refreshed mind which leads to revolutionary ideas. A sleep schedule can be difficult to maintain, and the Unplug sleep aid will help you feel energized to take on the next day.
From – Motion Nutrition
Price | £25
Ember Travel Mug
For a change of scenery, writers may choose to take their work on the road. If it’s a nice day, perhaps sitting down on a park bench. No matter where you are, the Ember Travel Mug will be your best friend as a writer.
The Ember Travel Mug has smart technology that allows you to set your perfect temperature for your tea or coffee while on the road for up to three hours. It’s easy to clean and has a spill-proof lid: a perfect gift for people who like to save a bit of money and make their own tea or coffee at home before heading out.
From – Ember
Price | £180
Kiss of Wine Artisan Canned Wines
After a productive writing session, what’s better than unwinding and relaxing with some wine?
Kiss of Wine’s award winning collection of wines are crafted by artisan winemakers, and are designed to make drinking wine more casual and fun. Kiss of Wine carefully chooses wine that will work best in a can.
Their newest wins, a 2021 Caladoc Rose and a 2020 Garnacha Tintorera are a perfect compliment to summer gatherings with family and friends, or for just relaxing by yourself in the comfort of the outdoors.
From – Kiss of Wine
Price | From £5 per can
All imagery courtesy of the brands featured. Featured image courtesy of Script Wellness.