The Year's Best Author on Twitter

3rd Annual Shorty Awards nominations for the Author category have ended.
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Author Shorty Award Winners (Tie)

As determined by the Real-Time Academy.

Winner

Shawn S.

Shawn S.

My Name Is Shawn I Give My Heart To God Im a Quoter Relationship Helper ,Photographer & I Want To Model & Become An Actor Email Me TreatWomenRight@Live.com

Winner

John Green

John Green

I write books. (Books are like tweets, except longer.) Also, I make videos with my brother.

Author Shorty Award Leaders

59th

Arjun Basu

Arjun Basu

Author, writer, editor, Shorty Award winner (though I'm not that short), foodie, husband, dad. Creating Twisters, 140-character short stories.
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60th

Marianne de Pierres

Marianne de Pierres

Author:Parrish Plessis, Sentients of Orion series, aka Davitt-winning crime author, Marianne Delacourt. Author: Burn Bright and The Night Creatures YA trilogy.
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61st

Emperor Franzen

Emperor Franzen

Chicks dig me. I was on the cover of TIME. That's TIME magazine, bitches. ALSO: NO I AM NOT THE REAL J. FRANZEN. HE DOESN'T EVEN OWN A CLOAK.
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62nd

SARAH PROUT

SARAH PROUT

Author of THE POWER OF INFLUENCE,online socialite and passionate entrepreneur.
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62nd
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62nd
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Dr. Susan Block

Dr. Susan Block

International Sexologist and Horny Housewife. For info on Telephone Sex Therapy with the Block Institute or Adventures @ The Speakeasy call 213.291.9497
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63rd

Cassandra Clare

Cassandra Clare

I'm Cassandra Clare. I'm the author of the Mortal Instruments& Infernal Devices.I love people who read my FAQ page! My avatar pic is from the COFA book trailer.
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64th

Chris Brady

Chris Brady

New York Times Best Selling Co-Author of Launching a Leadership Revolution, Speaker, Humorist, Businessman, Community Builder, Soccer Fan, Father, Rascal!
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65th

Dina

Dina

LITERARY ESSAYIST meets PULP FICTION cruising in a hot car on a HUNTER S. THOMPSON junket. I drive real fuckin' fast. Try to keep up.
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66th

Robert James Russell

Robert James Russell

Novelist. Poet. Comic book writer. Appreciator of all things geek-related.
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67th

Bailee Watters

Bailee Watters

✔ Verified Mons†er | Spotlight Studios Creator, Actress, Writer, Movie Producer, Fashionista, Dancer, Performer
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68th

Anna Ida

Anna Ida

A frustrated writer, I am.
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69th

Luke Romyn

Luke Romyn

Serial smartass. Voted in the top 10 horror novels of 2009 for his #1 best selling horror, THE DARK PATH. 2nd novel, BLACKLISTED, coming soon!
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70th

70th
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Jackson Pearce

Jackson Pearce

I wrote some books for teens-- like SISTERS RED and AS YOU WISH. I think you should read them.
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71st

Jason Pinter

Jason Pinter

Novelist. Literary agent. Forward thinker. Inspiration seeker. Dork.
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72nd

CJ Steezy

CJ Steezy

we have to put stuff in here? dude, that wasn't on the study guide...
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73rd

Stuart Ross McCallum

Stuart Ross McCallum

Author - Beyond my Control - One Man's Struggle with Epilepsy, Seizure Surgery & Beyond
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73rd
(tie)

Apolo Anton Ohno

Apolo Anton Ohno

8-Time Olympic Medalist Dancing w/the stars Champions!, Philanthropist,Loves Cars,Tech, Fashion,Food. www.8zone.com
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73rd
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Zoe E. Whitten

Zoe E. Whitten

Tweetaholic drunk authoress-type.(*^_^) I’m a writer of dark & weird fiction, an amateur comedian, and a retired nymphomaniac. I don't auto-follow, sorry.(._.*)
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