Gifts for dads who love to write


25 May 2020
Here's our top picks on some fantastic gifts to put a smile on Dad's face this Father's Day. All of which you can order online!

1. A classic novel collection

Depending on what type of books your Dad likes to read, you can find some fantastic novel collections online that will stand proudly on his bookshelf for him to read, re-read and read again! From the extremley popular TV series Game of Thrones, this George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire is the greatest fantasy epic of the modern age, and is now available in a collectible box set, including an exclusive fold-out map of Westeros. Here's a few other classics...

Charles Dickens: Four Novels (Leather-bound Classics) 

The Brontë Sisters: Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Villette

Alex Rider 10 Books Box Set Complete Collection By Anthony Horowitz

Lee Child Jack Reacher Series 1-5 Collection

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2. A fancy pen 

A writer can never have enough pens and it's always a nice novelty to have a 'special' collection for those important moments. This Waterman Ballpoint Pen comes in a stainless steel finish complete with a luxury gift box. You can also choose from a variety of colours and designs depending on your dad's taste. 

3. Notebook For Novel Draft

Another essential for any writer. This A5 notebook features the words Extraordinary Novel Coming Soon on the front cover with 120 blank lined pages. It's the perfect way for your dad to jot down his ideas and get his first draft prepared. 

4. A creative writing course

Is your Dad itching to start a new writing project? Perhaps he needs a helping hand to perfect his skills with a new genre? A Writing Magazine creative writing course is the perfect investment that provides a tailored service which is all completed at home. 

With over 13 courses to choose from including Fiction, Crime, Short Stories and Scriptwriting, there is something for everyone. Once you've bought the course, you can choose which tutor to match your Dad with from our list of professional writers. Then your Dad will be ready to get started on his first assignment. It's the perfect way to learn alongside daily commitments and he can even take up to 2 years' to complete his course. Find out more here

5. Chocolate snacks fit for a king

We're drooling at this. The ultimate Cadbury chocolate hamper featuring a special 'No 1 Dad' gift sleeve. Alongside a nice cup of tea of coffee, what's better than a chocolate break in between writing drafts? So we're sure this gift will go down a real treat! 

6. A subscription to Writing Magazine

Whether your Dad is new to writing or has many books under his belt, there is always something new to learn and ways to improve and a subscription to Writing Magazine is the ultimate resource to do so. 

Delivered direct to his home, hassle free, here's our latest offers to buy for him:

UK subscription > 6 issues for £19.99 (one-off card payment)

European subscription > 6 issues for £24.99

Rest of the world subscription > 6 issues for £29.99 

7. Portable Desk

This multipurpose laptop and writing work station is an affordable and easy way for Dad to take his work wherever he goes in the house (or outside). It's made of MDF solid wood particle board, safe and environmentally friendly. The desk features a clever folding design allowing the legs to fold flat so you can easily put it behind the door or the corner of home when not in use. And, there's nothing to install!  

8. Collins English Dictionary

Often forgotten, but absolutely essential. This Collins English Dictionary would make for a trusted companion for your Dad while he's preparing his next big novel. He can find all the words and definitions he needs, with coverage of the language we use every day. 

9. Eat, sleep, write, repeat hoodie

Your Dad will probably live in this. This hoodie comes in either black or grey and is available in a range of sizes.

10. Amazon Voucher

And if you're really stuck, a trusted Amazon Voucher is always appreciated so he can spend it on whatever he likes. 

We hope he enjoys his Father's Day. 

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