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The Year's Best Writing on Twitter

Writing Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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1st

Lia Keyes

Lia Keyes

British writer Lia Keyes pens tales of murder, magic, mystery and mayhem for teens with curious minds. Also hosts #ScribeChat on Thursdays (6pm PT/9pm ET)
Diane LaCombe
Diane LaCombe I vote for @LiaKeyes for a Shorty Award in #writing because...she has mastered the art of tweeting for writing.
Liza Wiemer
Liza Wiemer I vote for @LiaKeyes for a Shorty Award in #writing She uses Twitter as an awesome tool 2 help authors be their best!
Tracy Clark
Tracy Clark I vote @LiaKeyes for a Shorty Award #writing cause our lit world is a better place for her efforts to connect us all.
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18 votes in writing
2 votes in music
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in scribechat

2nd

Lydia Dishman

Lydia Dishman

Freelance features writer for print and web. Co-founder of #editorchat. NYC transplant to the South.
Andria Krewson
Andria Krewson I nominate @LydiaBreakfast and @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing because they created #editorchat
Charles Bohannan
Charles Bohannan I nominate @LydiaBreakfast and @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing because they created #editorchat
Michael Willett
Michael Willett RT @rachelcw I nominate @LydiaBreakfast & @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing because they created #editorchat
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17 votes in writing
3 votes in editorchat

3rd

Technical Writer

Technical Writer

I'm a tech writer, web content writer, reporter, radio fan, geek... Writing for the web since '95.
LauderdaleBeach Info
LauderdaleBeach Info I recommend @TechWriterInfo for the Shorty Award in #writing because of his interesting online portfolio of writing.
Fla (ghost) writer
Fla (ghost) writer RT @RadioPages I nominate @TechWriterInfo for a Shorty Award in #writing because he rites gud stuf.
S. Fla. Radio Pages
S. Fla. Radio Pages I nominate @TechWriterInfo for a Shorty Award in #writing because he rites gud stuf.
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3 votes in writing
2 votes in tech

3rd
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Tim Beyers

Tim Beyers

Motley Fool tech contributor, publisher of The Freelance Writer's Helper, co-founder of #editorchat,
Nina Say
Nina Say RT @JessicaGottlieb: JessicaGottlieb I nominate @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing because they created #editorchat
Maureen McKeown
Maureen McKeown I nominate @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing .....#editorchat (via @LydiaBreakfast) ditto that!
Lydia Dishman
Lydia Dishman I nominate @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing because he's the awesome co-founder of #editorchat
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3 votes in writing

4th

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Sherrilyn Kenyon

Is off playing with her imaginary friends. She'll be back to play on Twitter when they drive her crazy. Oh wait, too late LOL.
Hosting Coupons
Hosting Coupons I nominate @kenyonsherrilyn for a Shorty Award in #writing because she makes me forget why I don't want to get married
Joycie
Joycie I nominate @kenyonsherrilyn for a Shorty Award in #writing because she makes me forget why I don't want to get married
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2 votes in writing
101 votes in literature
7 votes in books
5 votes in author
4 votes in art

4th
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Joe Roy

Joe Roy

Freelance writer and editor. Speeches, white papers, web content, direct response. Years as F500 PR director. Marketing metrics help: http://tinyurl.com/6mkwrs
JLBrown
JLBrown I nominate @joe_roy aka Mr. Clarity for a Shorty Award in #writing for his many practical examples of how to write clearly.
janicelbrown
janicelbrown I nominate @joe_roy aka Mr. Clarity for a Shorty Award in #writing for his many practical examples of how to write clearly.
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2 votes in writing
1 vote in amwriting

5th

FiveSprockets

FiveSprockets

An online production studio with community, resources, and web-based software so you can collaborate with others to develop, produce, and market your projects.
Mike Shields
Mike Shields @FiveSprockets I'd rather get a #shortyawards nomination for #writing :)
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1 vote in writing

5th
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#Scribechat

#Scribechat

#scribechat: Thursday writer chat (6pmPT/9pmET) focusing on the most controversial aspects of writing and publishing in a changing industry.
Lia Keyes
Lia Keyes I nominate @scribechat for a Shorty Award in #writing for weekly Thursday twitter chat exploring controversial topics
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1 vote in writing

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Mottel
Mike Shields
Mike Shields @mottel Create the #writing category, and start nominating people.... #shortyawards #other
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1 vote in writing
4 votes in nonprofit
1 vote in religion
1 vote in travel
1 vote in feelingold

5th
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Tom Howe

Tom Howe

I am a writer for children under the age of 102.
Pamala
Pamala I nominate @TomYHowe for a Shorty Award in #writing because he is so talented; his words are thought-provoking.
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1 vote in writing
1 vote in avinunu

5th
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SCRIBBLERATI

SCRIBBLERATI

Founded by @LiaKeyes, Scribblerati is a new social network for writers of all genres. Come and join the party!
Heather McCorkle
Heather McCorkle Seconded! RT @Scribblerati I nominate @LiaKeyes for Shorty Award in #writing for hosting weekly #scribechat for writers. #scribechat
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1 vote in writing

5th
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Editorchat

Editorchat

A weekly chat between writers and editors on FriendFeed. Wednesdays from 8:30-10 pm ET.
Rachel Weingarten
Rachel Weingarten I nominate @editorchat for a Shorty Award in #writing because @lydiabreakfast @milehighfool are consistently smart
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1 vote in writing

5th
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heather dune macadam

heather dune macadam

Author of Holocaust memoir: Rena's Promise - 716th woman in Auschwitz, novel: Weeping Buddha, commentator for NPR, Prof of Writing, blogging on MYSUBPRIME LIFE
Simon Worrall
Simon Worrall I nominate @Heatherdune for a Shorty Award in #writing, author of Rena's Promise & the person who put me onto Cybergate #massachusetts #news
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1 vote in writing
2 votes in journalist
1 vote in egocentric

5th
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FlashForward

FlashForward

The FlashForward Examiner tweets about...you guessed it...FlashForward! Follow the FlashForward Examiner as he gives you everything you need to be in the know.
Karen Sanders
Karen Sanders I nominate @FlashforwardEx for a Shorty Award in #writing because his articles are always very interesting&informative!
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1 vote in writing

5th
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Jennifer Amlie

Jennifer Amlie

I love writing, reading, video games, tattoos, horror, Harry Potter, Venture Bros, http://www.associatedcontent.com/user/624939/jennifer_amlie.html
Karen Sanders
Karen Sanders I nominate @jenniferamlie for a Shorty Award in #writing because she is an awesome writer and works very hard!
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1 vote in writing

5th
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Jen Lancaster

Jen Lancaster

New York Times bestselling author, pit bull owner, and aggressive follower.
Debby Phillips
Debby Phillips Vote for @altgeldshrugged for a Shorty Award in #writing...I just nominated her! http://bit.ly/8324...
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1 vote in writing
2 votes in humor

5th
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Willowbottom

Willowbottom

Corporate flunky writing pith in 140-character chunks.
nichole robertson
nichole robertson RT: @Willowbottom: I nominate @LydiaBreakfast and @milehighfool for a Shorty Award in #writing because they created #editorchat Please RT
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1 vote in writing

5th
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Tee Morris

Tee Morris

Writer, Podcaster, Blogger, and Daydreamer
Wayne Humfleet
Wayne Humfleet I nominate @teemonster for a Shorty Award in #writing because hes the man.
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1 vote in writing

5th
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Lynda La Plante CBE

Lynda La Plante CBE

Lynda La Plante, CBE (born Lynda J. Titchmarsh on 15 March 1946) is an English author, screenwriter and former actress.
Derry Griffin
Derry Griffin I nominate @LyndaLaPlante for a Shorty Award in #writing because she's gorgeously gripping
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1 vote in writing
1 vote in crime
1 vote in followfriday

5th
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milehighfood
Tim Shisler
Tim Shisler I nominate @milehighfood and @lydiaberakfast for a Shorty Award in #writing because they nailed #editorchat and it wasn't a flash in the pan
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1 vote in writing