If you are a fan of Twitter, you are aware that this social media platform will have you laughing at some point. There is nothing like being able to express yourself fully and that is what Twitter is all about. Apart from showing who you really are, you get to follow people who you like or admire. Ever wondered what your favorite author is tweeting about? If they are crafty with their words on Twitter, like how they are with their books?
Here are some authors that have perfected their Twitter presence with humor:
Chu debut novel, The Lives of Tao, earned him a Young Adult Library Services Association Alex Award. He is also the coauthor of the Eldest Curses series with Cassandra Clare; the first book debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller list. When he isn’t writing bestsellers, he tweets about his experiences as a parent.
I swear, every meal I eat these days is whatever is left from what my kids don’t eat.
— Wesley Chu (@wes_chu) August 26, 2020
2. Kiera Cass
Cass is an expert on young adult fiction. Best know for the Selection series, it has earned her the title as a #1 New York Times bestseller. When she isn’t creating stories, she’s on Twitter calling out fiction characters from a different era.
— Kiera Cass (@kieracass) August 22, 2020
3. Maggie Stiefvater
Writer, artist, and musician. She can do it all. Stiefvater has several books debut at #1 on the New York Times bestseller. Best known for The Raven Cycle, The Wolves of Mercy Falls, and the Shiver series. It is clear that her love for ravens is very apparent on her Twitter.
I don’t know who needs to hear this today, but
— Maggie Stiefvater (@mstiefvater) August 23, 2020
4. Sabaa Tahir
Tahir is a young adult novelist that is best known for her New York Times-Bestselling An Ember in the Ashes series. On her spare time, she is on Twitter showing us quirky snippets of her day.
Me: the assignment is to write about something you love
8yo: like what
Me: Ummm, maybe your family? Or ????? ????? ?????
8yo: I know something I love more than all of those! pic.twitter.com/wPBVJBkP7v
— Sabaa Tahir (@sabaatahir) August 26, 2020
5. Ally Carter
I just ate a log of frozen cookie dough like it was an ear of corn. Don’t judge me.
— Ally Carter (@OfficiallyAlly) August 24, 2020
No judgement at all, Ally. I am sure lots of us can devour cookie dough like there is no tomorrow.
6. Kiersten White
Do you think I can summon autumn by buying yet another unnecessary cardigan? pic.twitter.com/cTBV4fIR3M
— Kiersten White News (@kierstenwhite) August 23, 2020
7. Alisha Rai
Rai has written award-winning contemporary romances. Her novels have been featured on the LibraryReads list and has been named Best Books of the Year by Washington Post, NPR, and New York Public Library. When she isn’t writing or traveling, she is tweeting about the struggle of washing dishes.
not one dystopian movie or tv show prepared me for how many dishes there would be
— Alisha Rai (@AlishaRai) August 20, 2020
when I write my zombie show it’ll be like 80% less looting guns and 90% more looting dishwashing detergent
— Alisha Rai (@AlishaRai) August 20, 2020
8. Gary Shteyngart
Shteyngart is the New York Times bestselling author of Little Failure, Super Sad True Love Story, and Absurdistan. With his amazing humor it is no surprise that he is a best-selling author and a good tweeter.
The fact that Tolstoy called his heroine Anna “Karen”-ina in anticipation of the 2020 meme just blows my mind.
— Gary Shteyngart (@Shteyngart) August 21, 2020
9. Amanda Lovelace
Lovelace is a two-time winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for best poetry. Best known for Women Are Some Kind of Magic series and The Princess Saves Herself in This One. On Twitter, she is too busy fantasizing about musician Hozier.
handsome squidward hozier lives rent free in my mind
— amanda lovelace (@ladybookmad) August 26, 2020
10. Stephen King
King has sold over 350 million copies and many have been adapted into films, TV series, and comic books. Some of his best known works include IT, The Shinning, Carrie and Misery. With 6 million followers on Twitter, it is clear that King has established his presence on Twitter.
I’m sure someone has pointed this out, but on the slight chance they haven’t: Don’t you older Twitterheads think Mike Pence looks like the Man from Glad in the old commercials?
— Stephen King (@StephenKing) August 30, 2020
I hope these tweets has made you laugh out loud because I sure did.
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