A brilliant guide to writing featuring expert techniques demonstrated in a clear and jargon-free way, with examples from twenty-five masters of prose. For aspiring writers of all ages and abilities, Read This is certain to motivate and strengthen your writing talent. Paperback 136 pages. 25...
The six pencils in this set all feature really un-motivational messages such as 'False hope is better than no hope'. All rather entertaining if not not very productive... 6 HB pencils in a themed box.Pack measures 19 x 6 x 1.5 cm.
Celebrate your strong commitment to... dabbling, with this librarian style enamel pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enameled purple metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
Make good use of your time by reading the messages on this set of six printed pencils. "You can't possibly work in an untidy room" "You probably need another coffee" "A to-do list, you need a to-do list" and other gems of creative advice. Six...
An original design by The Literary Gift Company, this series is inspired by the 2013 publication A Mug's Guide to Grammar. Fine bone china mugs.Height of each mug 8cm.Available as a set, or individually.
This clothbound lined notebook contains a wealth of inspirational material for followers of hip-hop and rap and is created by brothers Eric and Jeff Rosenthal aka ItsTheReal. Described as 'the premier storytellers in hip-hop in 2018', ItsTheReal appear on stages worldwide and produce a huge...
For fans of properly fronted adverbials and appropriately subordinating conjunctions, this pin is must for anyone passionate about grammatically correct English usage. Enameled green metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long.
This pack illustrates just how versatile the humble pencil can be. Each pencil in this set features an alternative function for itself, including 'Pixie Javelin' and 'Itch Scratcher'. Of course, you're going to start writing any minute now, but in the meantime.... A great gift...
Very morale-boosting for any writer, but it should not be taken literally. Black ink in a green ballpoint pen. Measures 13 cm.
A generously sized eraser for inevitable errors. A smooth and satisfyingly pebble-shaped manual delete button. Measures 7 x 4 cm x 1.5 cm.
Let these pens inspire your writing. There are five designs carrying the messages 'Mightier than sword', 'Show, don't tell', 'Win Booker prize with', 'Write 1000 words a day with' and 'Write bestseller with'. Ballpoint pens with black ink in a variety of colours. Pens measure...
"The brain is a wonderful organ. It starts working the moment you get up in the morning, and does not stop until you get into the office" - Robert Frost. Not exactly polite, but to the point! There are times when we just don't want...
A wonderful notebook for novelists; this is the perfect place to store all your writerly observations. The notebook features an elasticated pen holder at the side, a blue ribbon pager marker, and a handy elastic closure/page holder. 160 blank pages. Measures 21 x 14cm with...
Not exactly polite, but to the point! There are times when we just don't want to be interrupted. this mug works across many media and is just the help you need to get to the end of the next chapter! Bone china mug. Measures 8cm...
A unique little bookish lapel pin, perfect for the booklover in your life. Metal badge with butterfly pin.Measures approx 2.5 x 1cm long.Gift boxed.
A gorgeous little pin, perfect for writerly types. Metal badge with butterfly pin. Measures approx 2.5 x 1 cm long. Gift boxed.
The classic yellow pencil with a pink eraser - as a pair of socks! The HB pencil as you have never seen it before. A fantastic gift for writers, artists students, or stationery obsessives everywhere. Sizes: 4 - 7 UK (8-11 US) and 7 -...
This odd pair of socks combining the classic yellow pencil and lined file paper - in sock form! A fantastic gift for writers, students, or stationery obsessives everywhere. Choice of 2 adult sizes: Small/Medium 4 - 7 UK (8-11 US) and Medium/Large: 7 - 11...
A remarkably simple and effective means for inspiring creative thinking and problem solving in all of us. Simply toss all the dice, examine each of the nine face-up images and let them guide your imagination through a story that begins with “Once upon a time…”....
How to make all your friends paranoid! Comes in a choice of 4 sizes. 100% cotton.Care: Machine wash cool. Tumble dry low. Do not iron text/images.White ink on a coloured t-shirt.
Not exactly polite, but to the point! There are times when we just don't want to be interrupted (except for a refill). This mug works across all genres, including non-fiction, and is virtually guaranteed to improve productivity. Bone china. Measures 8cm high.
Do you have moments of 'oops'? Well stress no more - this eraser will help. Measures 7 cm x 4 cm x 1.5cm.
A beautiful pin in the design of an HB pencil. A perfect gift for any writer or writing enthusiast. Enameled metal badge. Measures approx 4 cm long.
A intriguing little lapel pin featuring a quill pen. A great way to celebrate the writer in you. Metal badge with butterfly pin.Measures approx 2.5 x 1 cm long.Gift boxed.
Not exactly polite, but to the point! There are times when we just don't want to be interrupted. This mug work across a variety of genres, including non-fiction and is designed for faultless cuppa. Bone china mug. Measures 8cm high.
A set of two plates; one with a lined paper pattern, the other featuring a graph paper design. Let these plates inspire your creative and academic brain. Whether you're writing an academic paper, article, or your first novel, these plates will help fill you with ideas and plot your...
This pen carries the inspiring message 'Win Booker prize with' on its side. An encouragement to complete a goal! Black ink in a red ballpoint pen. Measures 13 cm.
A unique reminder to keep you on track. This pen carries the message 'Show, don't tell' on its side. Black ink in a yellow ballpoint pen. Measures 13 cm.
This gorgeous colour illustration is adapted from A.W. Faber’s 1897 stationery catalogue. Printed on acid free paper.Measurements: 17 cm x 12 cm.Comes with 120gsm recycled envelope.Blank inside.
A one-of-a-kind journal that holds a treasure load of inspiration for writers. Illustrations, writing prompts, and space for writing are used in order to help writers with their work. Paperback 176 pages.Measurements: 24 cm x 19 cm.Full colour illustration.
An original hand-lettered design of the opening lines from Dodie Smith's inspirational classic I Capture the Castle. The line reads: "I write this sitting in the kitchen sink. That is, my feet are in it, the rest of me is on the draining board". Large canvas shopping...
A new baby? A new house? A new relationship? Life features many new chapters. A card of promise featuring an original design by Andy Poplar. Comes with white laid envelope.Measures 15 cm x 15 cm.
A unique pair of cufflinks for the reader in your life. These mini book piles will add a subtle hint of bookishness to any formal outfit. Novelty metal cufflinks. Come boxed. Measurements: 15 cm x 14 cm x 30 cm.
This lined paper designed mug is perfect for writers everywhere. Let this mug help inspire your next book, article or paper. Whether you are an academic, author or student this mug will help you with your work. This mug is yellow on the inside with a lined...
Being a Writer contains wit, wisdom and hard-won practical advice from some of the world’s greatest authors about the art of writing and how they came to define themselves as writers. Hardback 240 pages. Measurements: 19.5 cm x 15.5 cm.
This book is perfect for writers, not only can you keep all your scribbling and notes all in one piece but also get inspired by the prompts. The journal also includes motivating quotations. Measurements: 12.7 cm x 2.9 cm x 16.5 cm. Hardback 388 pages...
It's never to early to encourage the next generation to be creative! Makes a great accompaniment to its sequel - our adult "Careful or you'll end up in my next novel" t-shirt. Care: Machine wash cool, tumble dry low, do not iron text/images. Made of...
An inspiring pen that carries the message 'Write bestseller with' on its side. Black ink in a purple ballpoint pen. Measures 13 cm.
Let this pen encourage you to reach your word quota every day. It carries the inspiring message 'Write 1000 words a day with' on its side. Keep going, you can do it! Black ink in an orange ballpoint pen. Measures 13 cm.
"... a woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction" A penguin classic styled mug showing the cover A Room of One's Own with the rarely-seen purple 'essays and belles-lettres' colour. A perfect mug for a new...
This lovely collection of notecards and envelopes feature four distinctive patterns made on an Olivetti typewriter. With classic red and black printing on cream paper, these cards are the perfect all-occasion notecard for the typophile, design maven, aspiring writer, or anyone who reveres the printed...
This scrumptious bar of Belgian milk chocolate has been wrapped in beautiful packaging featuring a not so polite warning to anyone who might be tempted to interrupt you! On the reverse of the pack is a quotation about writing from Iris Murdoch. Weight: 100g; dimensions:...
The classic blue lines, red margin and punched holes are knitted into our Lined Paper Socks. A fantastic gift for writers, students, or stationery obsessives everywhere. Choice of 2 adult sizes: Small/Medium 4 - 7 UK (8-11 US) and Medium/Large: 7 - 11 UK (10-12...
An original hand-lettered design of a quotation from the introduction of her 1947 short story collection The Labours of Hercules: "The really safe and satisfactory place to work out a story in your mind is when you are washing up". Care guide: Machine washable. Approximately...
This fantastic Story Box enables you to create your own fairy tales and stories. Use the 20 Puzzle pieces to create your story from elves to the big bad wolf. A great gift for any budding writer. Measurements: 16.5 x 13 cm. 20 double sided...
Protect your creative space with this gentle hint to those in the real world that you have some important updates to share with the virtual world. Not exactly polite, but sometimes you need to send a clear message! Bone china mug. Measures 8cm high.
Send a jar of Creative Juices to the writer or artist in your life. Blank greetings card with envelope. Comes with white envelope.Measurements: card: 15 cm x 15 cm, Envelope: 15.5 cm x 15.5 cm.
The success of the writing courses at UEA belies the myth that writing can't be taught. This course book takes aspiring writers through three stages of practice: Gathering - getting started, learning how to keep notes, making observations and using memory; Shaping - looking at...