Do you ever wonder what your favorite authors do in their free time when they are not writing their next bestselling novel? Or better yet, do you ever wonder what they do when they ARE working on their latest book? Luckily some authors give their fans an opportunity to get to know them a bit through their social media pages.
Here is a list of some of our favorite authors to follow on social media! Whether Instagram or Twitter is your social media platform of choice, we have some writers for you to check out!
Authors You Need to Follow On Social Media
Not sure about you, but after taking a look at Jenny Han’s Instagram account (@jennyhan), we can’t help but admire the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before author’s lifestyle. Between her amazing and unique fashion sense that’s just filled with personality and charm and the delicious meals that she is always trying, Jenny knows how to live her life in style. Check Jenny out if you’re looking for some wardrobe inspiration or ideas for scrumptious dinner.
Morgan Matson, author of Save the Date, really knows how to give her followers a treat. Morgan’s Instagram Stories (@morgamat) are the star of the show and take her followers through her day-to-day routine with commentary from the author herself. She features her super cute dog, Murphy, all the time and keeps her followers up to date on her latest book news.
Cassandra Clare, author of the famed Shadowhunter books, allows her fans to step into her Shadowhunters world. Since her books inspire such a wonderful online fan community, Cassie is constantly posting images of character art on her Instagram page (@cassieclare1), much to her fans’ delight. She is also always updating her social media platforms with sneak peaks about her series, whether she is participating in events or sharing snippets of her work. All Shadowhunters, all the time!
Don’t ever let them talk about our kids. I’m so proud of these young people. So proud of who they are, and who they will be. They might not always be understood, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t significant, and valuable, and brilliant. Shouts to Dekalb County Public Schools and the organization, Page Turners Make Great Learners, for your hard work, as well as @littleshopofstories, Lithonia High School and John Lewis Invictus Middle School. All love. Sunny and For Everyone, out TOMORROW! #Sunny #ForEveryone
Author of Long Way Down and the Track series, Jason Reynolds’ social media platforms will give you all the feels. One look at his Instagram page (@jasonreynolds83), and you can tell how much he appreciates his fans and wants to inspire them. Jason participates in a ton of school visits and bookstore events and often documents his experiences on social media. He is so humble about his amazing success, and reading about his accomplishments just makes you feel good inside. Jason’s love for his young readers makes you love him back!
Get ready to feast your eyes on some GORGEOUS bookstagrams! Starry Eyes’ author Jenn Bennett really knows how to interact with her fans on social media. Her readers love to design breathtaking bookstagrams of Jenn’s books, which she will then repost on her own Instagram page (@j3nn_benn). She also shares images featuring the foreign editions of her books, which are stunning. Check out Jenn if you are in the mood to oogle beautiful books for hours! (We can speak from experience – we’ve done it ourselves.)
Mary H.K. Choi, the author of recent New York Times Bestseller Emergency Contact, is the cool older sister we don’t have, but wish we did. While being a television and print journalist and writing a novel, she has somehow found a way to have a rich and vibrant social life, hanging out with her crazy cool friends. Mary is everything we want to be when we grow up and more (even if some of us are already grown up). Don’t know what we mean? Check her out on both Twitter and Instagram @choitotheworld.
It’s been cheat day on my diet for like 7 years.
— Tim Federle (@TimFederle) May 3, 2018
Let musical theatre power ballads save you.
— Tim Federle (@TimFederle) June 1, 2018
Author of The Great American Whatever and the Better Nate Than Ever series, Tim Federle is a comedic genius. Check out his Twitter account if you don’t believe us: @TimFederle. Some of his tweets are so relatable that we have to remind ourselves that we weren’t the ones who wrote them. We doubt we’re the only ones who feel this way…
Because I’m in a sharing mood 😊💙💙 pic.twitter.com/7eCyeZyA5l
— Sandhya Menon (@smenonbooks) March 13, 2018
This is not a drill! You can read As Kismet Would Have It for *free* on https://t.co/ZSkvE8GxgD now! 😍🧡🧡
ICYMI, this is the short story *sequel* to When Dimple Met Rishi! It takes place after There’s Something about Sweetie and features both As… https://t.co/tEzFr796wI pic.twitter.com/wiv9pk39TF
— Sandhya Menon (@smenonbooks) April 2, 2019
And last, but not least, we have Sandhya Menon, author of the new There’s Something About Sweetie who is known for posting the most incredible behind the scenes information about her books and her writing process. She even wrote an amazing e-novella for all of her readers that always wanted to know what happened after the end of When Dimple Met Rishi! Sometimes even WE learn little secrets about her books and inspiration through her social media platforms. In fact, before From Twinkle, with Love came out, Sandhya treated her fans (including us) to a behind the scenes scoop of her newest book on her Twitter (@smenonbooks). It was kind of impossible not to follow her after seeing that!