10 Ways To Seduce A Writer If you enjoyed this post, you will love: How To Survive A Relationship With A Writer – 10 Tips What Your (Non-Electronic) Writing Equipment Says About You What If Emily Dickinson Attended A Writing Workshop? Nine New Muses to Make You Write 45 ways to avoid using the word ‘very’ by Amanda Patterson © Amanda Patterson Top Tip: If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg or sign up for our online course. Posted on 25th July 2013 (12,301 views) Explore: Writing Humour This article has 3 comments Ernestine Rose 25th July 2013 This was wonderful. I’m looking forward to more words of wisdom. I can relate to all of that! Ansgar Silberberg 26th June 2014 “Buy writers books as gifts” – NEVER. Do. That. Most people choose books they would like themselves or (worse) books advertised by the shop assistants (this is how I got Shades of Grey ). It’s like gifting a man a pink bow for their hair … just don’t. Try a gift card. Kit 29th May 2016 To the person stating you should never but a book as a gift, speak for yourself. I love receiving books as gifts and know many writers and readers who do. As long as the giver makes an effort to note the recipient’s tastes, I think it’s a thoughtful gift. Comments are now closed.