Ideas to inspire:
There are oodles of gifts for the writer that also loves Jane Austen. This figurine comes with lots of funny quotes and info on the back.
Posters that you can hang in your writer’s office or corner declaring that you are a writer, or with inspirational quotes are a nice touch and show your support.
Make your own fortune cookies kit
Stationary: Cards and paper are hard to resist.
Evocative titled soaps or perfumes: I’d love to smell this one called “dead writer’s perfume”
There is a local soap shop that has a Madame Mysterio soap, as well as Earl Grey Tea, and Skull Soap, called La Nuit.
The Never Give Up Pouch gets its quote from Winston Churchill but I love nearly everything in this store. The 5-year Diary is something I’d like too, not that I’m hinting… http://www.paper-source.com/cgi-bin/paper/item/Never-Give-Up-Pouch/3301.021/519533.html
Necklaces with letters, typewriter ornaments, rings with typewriter letters, look at etsy.com
Post it pad with add to novel check box
Gift card for a local coffee shop or a bag of coffee. We writers need all kinds of liquid comfort:)
Corkboard in a frame or Blackboard in a frame to mark out scenes or notes on characters
Notebooks always offer possibilities
Coffee mug warmer
Cute laptop cover or Kindle cover or gift cards for the Kindle or to bookstores.
Reading lights that attach to books
A Cool Lamp
Great places to look for gifts are…Bas Bleu catalog, Etsy.com, Paper Source and of course, bookstores.