Do you love stories, novels, and poems, but can’t commit to a full book?

Then following these writers on Twitter is the perfect way to get just the right amount of words, thoughts, and feelings as you scroll about your day.

And just because it’s Twitter doesn’t mean anything’s watered down. After all, these are writers! They know how to get you, even in just 140 characters.

Widely known for his novel, The Alchemist, Mr. Coelho continues to enrich our lives with bite-sized life lessons on Twitter. He also links us to his blog posts for stories longer than 140 characters.

Writer, poet, teacher, and activist Warsan Shire gives language to the thoughts, ideas, and feelings we could never find the words for. Her tweets are healing, inspiring, honest, abd beautiful.

Reyna Biddy, author of I Love My Love, is the hardest softy we’ve ever seen. She is strong through her suffering, loving despite her heartache, and soaks in all the love and lessons around her to give it back tenfold. If her Twitter isn’t enough, luckily you can experience her spoken word via SoundCloud.

At only 20-years-old, Donte Collins has already taken the poetry world by storm. His work often centers around class, race, social justice, and sex — topics that he maturely and elegantly examines with his words, both written and spoken.

Just the realest. Melissa is witty, honest, and refreshingly relatable. She has written about everything from sexting and Botox to mental illness and addiction with the perfect balance of sincerity and humor. Her Twitter is a sneak peek into her irresistible brain.

Rupi is the author of New York Times Best-Seller milk and honey, which was originally a self-published book. Her snowballing success and notoriety is well-deserved — the world is desperate for her ability to depict bitter, sweet, and bittersweet moments of life with creativity and grace.

xx, The FabFitFun Team