12 CLEVER GIFTS for the AUTHOR in YOUR LIFE: A Guide by Sharon Anderson – Gift Ideas, Authors, Humor

It’s that time of year when we ask veiled questions to try and discern the perfect gift for our loved ones.

And writers, you know when we drop not-too-subtle hints about what we would like to see under the tree come December 25th.

There is a lot weighing on us during the season!

Not only is there shopping to be done, but there’s a whole sleigh full of baking to manage, parties to attend, promotions to muster, people to cheer, songs to sing…

It can stress a person out!

This year, I want to share with you the top dozen gifts that the writer in your life will want—

Are you ready?

Handy links to Chanticleer’s Holiday Marketing Blog posts are at the end of Sharon’s blog post.

The Twelve Days of a Writers’ Holiday

(with some handy gift ideas!)

On the First Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

A Chanticleer Editorial Review package!

 

On the Second Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Two Storiarts Gloves to keep me warm while I write the next great American novel 

 

On the Third Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Three Stainless Steel Insulated Coffee mugs, one for me and two for my best friends 

 

On the Fourth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Four cases of paper!

(Because some of us still need to edit and proof using printouts! )

 

On the Fifth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

FIVE Gift Certificates for Chanticleer Editorial Services!

 

On the Sixth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Six pounds of coffee

 

On the Seventh Day of Chrismas, my true love gave to me: 

Seven Audio Book Reviews  from my favorite audiobook reviewer ever–Chanticleer!

 

On the Eighth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Eight trips to Pure Bliss Desserts Cafe’

(Yes, this is where we escape to when we want to be bad…champagne and cake and coffee! )

On the Ninth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: 

Nine entries into the CIBAs!

 

On the Tenth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me:

Ten personalized mechanical pencils 

(Because I continually lose them!)

On the Eleventh Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: 

Eleven “Shares” of my blog post!

(It is true, sometimes money can’t buy writer’s what they “love”)

 

On the Twelveth Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me: 

Twelve hours of rest! 

 

If you follow these simple gift ideas for the author(s) in your life, you will certainly be on top of the “Nice List!”

Happy Holidays from all of us at Chanticleer Reviews! 

Editor’s Note: Sharon shared a few of her favorite Bellingham treats – Pure Bliss Cakes, Moka Joe Coffee, along with some other hints.

And for your convenience, here are some handy links on how to increase book sales during the Holiday Season that we have posted before:

 

Quick and Easy Tips to Get Your Books Ready for the Biggest Book Buying Season of the Year! by Kiffer Brown

Online Holiday Book Buying

 

Brick and Mortar Stores – Quick and Easy Point of Sale Marketing Tips – by Kiffer Brown

Book store interior - how to make your book stand out

 

Point of Sale Book Marketing Tips for Holiday Gift Fairs, Author Signing Events, & Temporary Markets – by Kiffer Brown

Happy Holidays from Chanticleer Reviews

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