First Draft Candle / Bookish Candles / Author Gift / Bookish Gifts / Reader Gifts / Literary Candle


Our First Draft candle is a luxurious and sophisticated addition to any writers workspace! With a warm and inviting scent of tonka bean and oud wood, this candle creates a cozy and inspiring atmosphere for crafting your best stories. First Draft's tonka and oud create a rich, warm and earthy scent. The tonka bean gives off notes of vanilla, almond, and tobacco, while oud adds a smoky, woody and leathery aroma. Together, they make for a sophisticated and alluring fragrance sure to inspire your writing creativity. Its long-lasting burn time of 40 plus hours ensures that you can enjoy its fragrance throughout your writing sessions. Made with high-quality soy wax, this candle is a perfect gift for any writer!

Tag Line:-Before the 2nd and 3rd draft suck your soul-

The perfect candle for when you have finished your first draft, and have to make it through the second and third draft! Amber, Warm vanilla, musk, and tonka create a warm atmosphere to any room! A great gift for all those writers and aspiring writers out there!

Item Details:
Fragrances: Amber, Warm Vanilla, Musk, Tonka
Materials: glass jar, cotton wick, soy wax, fragrance oil
Container:4oz tin or 8 oz jar
Burn time:(20+hours for tin) (40+ hours jar)

This is a4oz tin or 8oz jar, filled with soy wax which is eco-friendly. Candles are poured in small batches so some color and scent variation may occur. Some frosting may occur, this is a natural occurrence with soy wax. This does not affect the burning or scent throw of the candle.

*this listing is for one 4oz tin or 8oz jar, any other props or objects used in photos are not for sale*

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3-5 business days

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is my candle ok to sit outside after it is delivered?

Since the candles are made of wax, we would recommend not letting your candle sit outside for very long after delivery. They can start to melt or it may cause frosting to the candle.

Custom and personalized orders

This is a natural occurrence with soy wax, called frosting. It does not affect the burn or the scent of the candle.

Custom and personalized orders

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