“Don't you love New York in the fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address,” said Joe Fox in the 1998 rom-com You’ve Got Mail.
While it’s not fall, a new year has a similarly uplifting effect on the writers among us. The first month on a freshly printed calendar or the blank opening page of a new diary fills us with so much hope and anticipation for the year ahead.
The season of gift giving may have come and gone, but the new writing year is just beginning. Here are our top 10 items to treat yourself to this month.