The Year's Best Author on Twitter

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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

74th

Ray

Ray

Everyting negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise. -♥ Kobe Bryant 15 years old in Phoenix Arizona! :) Just living my life!
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75th

Richelle Mead

Richelle Mead

Novelist. Redhead. Scorpio. I write about vampires and succubi so that you don't have to.
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76th

Ellen Dean

Ellen Dean

Best Selling Author, Publisher (Colbere Publishing) and Radio Presenter. UK writer for shewired.com
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77th

78th

Chey Wolf

Chey Wolf

Unpublished Author of a witch/vamp series based on a witch new to her craft that ends up in a federally funded operation hunting monsters
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79th

Penny Goring

Penny Goring

gob of fire, eye of toad, wonky writing, coddish painting, mother of Bibi Dolly. Year Zero Writer.
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80th

Warren Ellis

Warren Ellis

English Writer. Not Australian Musician. Lives in your brain.
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80th
(tie)

Meg Cabot

Meg Cabot

I write! Books for you, your sister, your best friend, your mother . . . . even for men with good taste!
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80th
(tie)

Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx

Nikki Sixx is in Mötley Crüe & Sixx:A.M., Author of 2 NY times best sellers,Photographer,Co-owner Royal Underground clothing & host's the Sixx Sense radio show.
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81st

Frank Estrada

Frank Estrada

Intento aprender, analizar, informar, criticar y PROPONER. Director de Estrategias de Marketing Online en ComunicasiON.com
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83rd

Lia Keyes

Lia Keyes

British expat writer of murder, magic, mystery and mayhem for teens with curious minds. Host: #SteampunkChat (Fridays, 6pm PT/9pm ET) http://steampunkchat.com
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84th

Mariel Hemingway

Mariel Hemingway

be present... be bold... be happy LAUGH and PLAY & make healthy choices so you can be your best self!
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85th

Carolyn McCray

Carolyn McCray

I write. I tweet. I think about dieting then eat a ding dong... Okay, two packs. Fine, three. Rinse and repeat
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86th

James Rollins

James Rollins

Part-Time Geek, Full-Time NYT Top 10 Bestseller of the Sigma series (think scientists with guns) + Jake Ransom YA series + current book: Altar of Eden
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87th

Brandon Sanderson

Brandon Sanderson

Fantasy novelist. Mistborn, Elantris, The Wheel of Time, The Stormlight Archive.
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87th
(tie)

Bumble Ward

Bumble Ward

Englishwoman, displaced. Blogger. Canyon-dweller. Lover of pirate jokes & Norge.
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88th

Jo Lynne Valerie

Jo Lynne Valerie

Award-winning Author. #ParaGoddess♔ Daily #CosmicEnergies ☽♥ Magazine Editor ● PBS TV show. Organic●Cappuccino●Riesling. Some say I'm hell on heels. It's true.
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89th

Vincenzo Scipioni

Vincenzo Scipioni

I am an author. Unseeing Eyes is the story of my life; the others are just books. I'm a stream of consciousness, a dreamer, a friend to all...
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90th

João Mattar

João Mattar

writer, edtech & distance education, professor: learning addicted!
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