The Authors I Love To Follow on Social Media {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Hi everybody, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!

Though there is a lot of debate about the power and of course responsibility of social media, I personally do love how it brings fans closer to their idols, be it musical artists, actors, athletes, politicians, authors, or any other kind of idol. I myself love following some of my favorite authors on social media, and this can be for several reasons: maybe I like the upcoming book updates, maybe I like their art, maybe I like their personality, or maybe I like all of the above.

For whatever reason, here are 8 of the authors I most love to follow on social media:

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Ten Authors I’d Love To Meet {Top Ten Tuesday}

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Hi guys, and welcome to a new Top Ten Tuesday!  Today’s all about authors we’d love to meet.

Now, I haven’t met any author yet in real life.

Scratch that, that’s a lie. There is one Belgian author I ‘met’. I say ‘met’ because the story is just a little embarassing. There was a Belgian author I wanted to meet, so when I heard he was signing at a book fair, I took my book and dragged my husband to said fair to get an autograph. I was expecting a big line and that I could just stand in line until it was my turn, get my signature and go. You know, not stand out in any way, because that’s how I roll. Unfortunately, by the time we got there, there just happened to be no one in line and the author in question was having a chat with his neighbour. Obviously, I didn’t want to go up and get his attention because it would defeat my whole ‘don’t stand out’ strategy, so I devised a whole new strategy: ‘pretend to be browsing nearby and wait until there is a line’. Solid strategy, right? I thought so!
Except my husband is NOT a fan of waiting and had already exhausted his patience watching me browse books for the previous two hours already, and thus not in agreement with my impromptu strategy. So in the end, he basically just went and got my autograph for me while I trailed awkwardly behind him, red as a tomato.

So with that in mind, I give you a list of other authors I’d love to meet, without being an awkward, anxious little tomato if possible!

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