Being a writer generally also means that the person is probably also a book lover. Getting them books as a gift is therefore always a good idea- especially when those books help them write better.
The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression
Writing emotion in a way that attracts readers’ attention has always been an issue for writers; they often struggle to portray their characters’ emotions in a way that sets their writing apart. This book can help with that. It covers multiple emotions and the responses to them, as well as a breakdown of writing problems involving emotions, helpful suggestions, and more.
Writer’s Market 100th Edition: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published
This book is the ultimate resource for writers. Containing publishing opportunities, listings for publishers, writing publications, competitions, and agent listings, as well as other helpful sections, this book gives a budding writer learning material, helpful guidance, and more.
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft (Re-issue)
This book is part memoir and part master class, delivered by writing great Stephen King. King draws on his knowledge and years of experience to deliver knowledge of the basic tools that any writer needs, as well as perspectives on experiences, habits, and convictions that have helped him in his work.
The Amazing Story Generator: Creates Thousands of Writing Prompts
As a writer myself, I cannot overstate how helpful generators in any format can be. Many a writer has been saved from the perils of writer’s block by a generator. This book continues that value by providing writers with numerous story elements that writers can mix and match, which in turn means the creation of endless story possibilities. If writing needs a jump start, this book will do it.
Writing with Clarity
Writing appears in multiple formats in our lives- emails, social media, school reports, and more. Even the simplest of text can still have clarity. This book can help with that- it guides writers through aspects of writing like grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and it presents information in a straightforward way that will benefit both new and experienced writers.