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    17 Gifts Stressed Out Writers Deserve To Treat Themselves To

    God, writing is hard.

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    1. These noise-canceling headphones will help you focus.

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    It's so easy to get distracted when you're writing. These headphones suppress background noise, so you won't be thrown off by sirens or your upstairs neighbors.

    Price: £39.99

    2. Break your writer's block with this low-commitment, one-line-a-day journal.

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    Ironically, the best way to overcome writer's block is by writing. Start each morning by writing one line, and you'll find it much easier to write throughout the day.

    Price: £8.54

    3. Write anywhere you want with a cushioned laptop desk.

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    This comfortable lap desk is multifunctional as hell, and it has slots to hold your tablet, phone, and pens. You can write your novel lying down in bed or while you're riding the train to work. And when you get writer's fatigue, you can flip your portable desk over and use it as a pillow!

    Price: £36.99

    4. The Very Short Story Starter contains 101 writing prompts to get you inspired.

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    Sometimes, you just need a push. This guide by John Gillard is filled with flash fiction writing prompts. Flash fiction (short stories that are less than 1,000 words) is a great way to start writing and can often inspire longer projects like short stories or even novels.

    Price: £12.98

    5. Be inspired by your beverage with Novel Teas, a company that makes tea bags tagged with literary quotes.

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    In the words of CS Lewis, "You can't get a cup of tea big enough or a book long enough to suit me."

    Each box contains 25 English Breakfast tea bags.

    Price: £13.50

    6. Drink tea sassily with a mug covered in Shakespearean insults.

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    It's getting chilly with all this Elizabethan shade. My personal favourite burn from the Bard is "I do desire that we may be better strangers." The sass!

    Price: £12.95

    7. Write down your shower epiphanies with this waterproof pencil and notepad.

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    Shower inspiration is a real phenomenon. When inspiration strikes, you don't have time to get out of the shower, dry off, find a pencil and pad, and scribble down your creative breakthrough. This waterproof pen and pencil lets you write down your ideas whenever and wherever they strike you.

    Price: £16.00

    8. Get those creative juices flowing (and relieve some stress) with an adult colouring book.

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    Colouring is a great way to relax and stay creatively stimulated. Who knows, you may even find yourself inspired!

    Price: £9.99

    9. Create poems while waiting for your toast with these magnetic words.

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    Fridge poetry is a must-have for any creative person and these little magnets help you compose masterpieces. If you're hardcore, you can add in the Shakespeare and Edgar Allen Poe magnetic words to take your fridge poetry to the next level.

    Price: £7.95

    10. Stay cosy with these fun, Jane Austen socks.

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    It is a truth universally acknowledged that a young writer, in possession of cold feet, must be in want of some cosy, nerdy socks.

    Price: £10.99

    11. Go back to basics with The Elements of Style.

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    This pocket-sized book contains all you need to know about writing in the English language. Its clear instructions on grammar, clarity, and style made The Elements of Style a staple for any and every writer.

    Also, E.B. White was the guy who wrote Charlotte's Web.

    Price: £0.98 on Kindle, £5.35 paperback.

    12. Gather your fellow creative friends to play a few rounds of Dixit, a board game based in storytelling.

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    Dixit is like a combination of Apples to Apples and tarot. The game is easy to learn and fun to play. Plus, the artwork on the playing cards is genuinely stunning.

    Price: £25.99

    13. If you're truly stuck, turn to the The Writer's Idea Thesausus to spark inspiration and develop your idea into novel material.

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    Sometimes the muses just aren't singing to you. This guide won't only help you get ideas, it will help you develop those ideas into novels and short stories.

    Price: £8.49 on Kindle, £14.99 paperback.

    14. Write your ideas down in this handmade, leather-bound journal.

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    Every writer needs a journal. This one is handmade with buffalo leather and comes with a chic little pen.

    Price: £26.95

    15. This elegant fountain pen will make you feel sophisticated AF.

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    A fountain pen adds a splash of luxury to whatever you're writing. Perfect for calligraphy/penmanship enthusiasts, this fountain pen can be used for both right and left-handed people.

    Price: £19.45

    16. Relieve writing induced stress with these egg-shaped, stress-relief balls.

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    These cute stress balls can ease stress AND joint tension. They also come in three different levels of resistance.

    Price: £9.99

    17. And just when you feel like giving up on this whole writing thing, this framed Alice in Wonderland poster will inspire you to keep going.

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    If Alice in Wonderland isn't your thing, try a Harry Potter or a Roahl Dahl themed poster.

    Price: £13.49