The year's best producers of short* writing content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Top nominees in writing

1

peggyolson

@peggyolson

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because she puts the sterling in Sterling Cooper.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because meow, meow, meow, meow, etc.

I vote for @peggyolson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #advertising because Peggy Rocks, Dammit!

2

18percentgrey

@18percentgrey

I nominate @18percentgrey for a Shorty Award in #writing because he's an inspiration.

I nominate @18percentgrey for a Shorty Award in #writing because he has some real skills

@18percentgrey shortyawards @TheSCICoach, you were nominated by @18percentgrey for a #writing Shorty Award http://bit.ly/h7z6 (THANKS!)

3

MercenaryWriter

@MercenaryWriter

I nominate @MercenaryWriter for a Shorty in #writing, because they mix info with humor and I dig it.

I nominate @MercenaryWriter for a shorty award in #writing because @iwriter told me to

I nominate @MercenaryWriter for a Shorty Award in #writing, #humor and #publishing, because @iWriter is a pimp...

4

TheSCICoach

@TheSCICoach

@shortyawards I'd like to nominate @TheSCICoach for the category #writing - Because her blog and daily thought emails are incredibly useful.

I nominate @TheSCICoach for an award in #personal because of her committment to making a difference in our lives

5

barbarellaf

@barbarellaf

I nominate @barbarellaf for a Shorty Award in #writing because of her witty tweets that compliment her wonderful column.

I nominate @barbarellaf for a Shorty Award in #news because of her witty tweets that compliment her wonderful column.

6

eglantinescake

@eglantinescake

I nominate @eglantinescake for a Shorty Award in #writing because she plays with her words and her food, and gets away with it

7

writng

@writng

I nominate @writng for a Shorty Award in #writing because of their good writing tweets.

8

thenextwriter

@thenextwriter

@thenextwriter One, may I #quote you, and more importantly, B) @shortyawards

@thenextwriter I forget, did I return the favor of the #writer @shortyawards nomination?

@thenextwriter No, I didn't mean that, but you may take away that interpretation, if you so desire.... @shortyawards #writing

9

guykawasaki

@guykawasaki

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because he's a good man to have in your social web corner ;)

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business because...he follows his followers back

I vote for @guykawasaki in the Shorty Awards Finals for #business

10

writing

@writing

I nominate @writing for a Shorty Award in #writing for the writerly news.

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MatchesMalone

@MatchesMalone

@MatchesMalone It's only cool if it was the first year. Besides, with my luck I will be the Susan Lucci of the @shortyawards. #bullshit

I nominate @MatchesMalone for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he is a super funny guy! You should vote too! I did!

I nominate @MatchesMalone for a Shorty Award in #humor because...he bribed me w/ passes to the Magic Castle! ;)

12

drkilstein

@drkilstein

I nominate @drkilstein for a Shorty Award in #writing & #personal for the transformation of the quality of peoples lives...

13

WritingSpirit

@WritingSpirit

@shortyawards: I nominate @WritingSpirit in #writing, because her prompts and encouragement are steady & helpful.

@ShortyAwards - I nominate @WritingSpirit f in the #writers category because she doesn't just offer tips, she problem solves with writers.

I nominate @WritingSpirit for a Shorty Award in #entertainment because... these posts make me a better writer

14

tmcamp

@tmcamp

I nominate @tmcamp for #writing, because he is a damn good writer.

I nominate @tmcamp for a Shorty Award in #humor because he has the most gold stars in my favorites

15

mishikraz

@mishikraz

I nominate @mishikraz for a Shorty Award in #writers because of her excellent work on FYC.

I nominate @mishikraz for a @shortyawards in #writing because she it SO talented and deserves it!