Gifts for the Writer in Your Life

Need some last minute gift ideas for the writer or writer-wannabe in your life? I’ve got just the thing! Well, actually, that should be “things” as you will see below.

Yes, I know, it’s probably too late to order from Amazon, but gift certificates are amazing things and, did you know that you can give Kindle e-books as gifts? And, did you know that even if a person doesn’t have a Kindle, that there are apps that can be downloaded for tablets to read Kindle books? Maybe you could suggest one of the following books:

The Self-Publisher’s Ultimate Resource Guide: Every Indie Author’s Essential Directory-To Help You Prepare, Publish, and Promote Professional Looking Books by Joel Friedlander and Betty Kelly Sargent

A Self-Publisher’s Companion by Joel Friedlander

The Write Nonfiction NOW! Guide to Writing a Book in 30 Days by Nina Amir

Authorpreneur: How to Build a Business around Your Book by Nina Amir

The Author Training Manual: Develop Marketable Ideas, Craft Books That Sell, Become the Author Publishers Want, and Self-Publish Effectively by Nina Amir

Avoid Social Media Time Suck: A Blueprint for Writers to Create Online Buzz for Their Books and Still Have Time to Write by Frances Caballo

Blogging Just for Writers by Frances Caballo

Social Media Just for Writers: The Best Online Marketing Tips for Selling Your Books by Frances Caballo

Say What?: The Fiction Writer’s Handy Guide to Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage by C. S. Lakin

Writing the Heart of Your Story: The Secret to Crafting an Unforgettable Novel by C. S. Lakin

Shoot Your Novel: Cinematic Techniques to Supercharge Your Writing by C. S. Lakin

These books will help you with your writing, help you with your publishing decisions, point you in the right directions with marketing and building your author platform (and even explain what an author platform is if you don’t already know) and help you devise a plan to get more bang out of your writing efforts.

And, wouldn’t it be nice to finish your shopping without leaving your desk?

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