10 Authors to Follow on Twitter

Read your favorite authors in 140 characters or less.
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The Moroccan-born writer tweets about traveling, politics and shares random thoughts like this one: "My left palm is itching like crazy today. Can’t remember if it’s supposed to mean I’ll be making money or spending it." Follow her @LailaLalami
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The publicist cum essayist tweets clever one-liners: "When I tell people I’m going to keep my ear to the ground and eyes peeled for them, it makes me feel like a future burn victim." Follow her @askanyone
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The Queen of Chick Lit ruffles feathers as she debates gender equality among the literati: "Double standards. Deep-seated assumptions. Idea that what men write and what they write about has inherent value." Follow her @jenniferweiner
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The Alchemist author tweets advice ("You must become your dream"), and links to his blog posts, in Spanish and English. Follow him @paulocoelho
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If you like your tweets heavy on gratitude with a dash of Oprah, check out the poet @drmayaangelou
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First Published Thu, 2010-10-14 14:08

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