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15 Authors to Follow on Twitter

Twitter logoIf you are like me and always have your Twitter feed open, here are some great authors to follow. (in no particular order)

1. J.K. Rowling

For obvious reasons


2. Morgan Matson

Rapidly making herself a staple of my favorite authors list, Morgan Matson’s feed is also highly entertaining.


3. Neil Gaiman

In addition to his general awesomeness, Neil Gaiman also retweets a lot of fan stuff.


4. Sarah Dessen

Tweets lovely things about her daily life.


5. Rick Riordan

Another author that regularly interacts with his fans on Twitter. Also, the best place to find out the latest news about Rick Riordan’s work.


6. Edgar Allan Poe

Yes, he may be dead but that doesn’t stop this feed from keeping his dark poetry & prose alive.


7. Chuck Palahniuk

While he doesn’t actually tweet personally, this feed still has a lot of great stuff for fans and just generally informative links.


8. John Green

Lots of great tidbits from the myriad things that John Green does including his writing, vlogging and his work with @mental_floss.


9. Patrick Ness

Wonderfully relatable & sharp.


10. Amy Tan

Random tweets from my life would not be this interesting but somehow Amy Tan makes it work.


11. Stephen King

Fair number of pictures of his dog, as well as current events and such.


12. Joanne Harris

Some snarky tips on how to be a writer mixed with a whole lot of prolific tweeting.


13. Meg Cabot

A lot of pictures and tweets about her various events & books but the occasional gem about Princess Mia.


14. Leigh Bardugo

Lovely fan interactions and recommendations from her flurry of YA lit author friends.


15. Laurie Halse Anderson

Regularly tweets about a lot of different subjects including her life, books, and education.

Check this out… Real Names of 18 Authors Known by Initials

The Real Names of 18 Authors Known by Initials via Mental Floss

Maybe I should start going by my initials?

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Check this out… 9 Authors Who Regretted the Success of Their Work

9 Authors Who Regretted the Success of Their Work via Mental Floss

Check this out… 15 Powerful Quotes by Writers We Lost in 2014

15 Powerful Quotes by Writers We Lost in 2014 via Buzz Feed

10 Authors with whom I Share a Birthday

Yesterday was my birthday, so indulge me.

Here are 10 writers/poets who were also born on March 6th.

  1. Cyrano de Bergerac (1619)
  2. Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806)
  3. George du Maurier (1834)
  4. Herbert Kaufman (1878)
  5. Hugh Williams (1904)
  6. Stanislaw Jerzy Lec (1909)
  7. Gabriel Garcia Marquez (1927)
  8. Adam Osborne (1939)
  9. Jan Kajærstad (1953)
  10. Daniel H. Wilson (1978)

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