Top Ten Worst Authors

These are the people who claim to be authors but really just create boring, talentless books and give writers a bad example. But it is very rare and that's a good thing.

The Top Ten

1 Stephenie Meyer

It's her fault the world had to go through the torture that is Twilight - queenamira

Twilight sucks - Lunala

Not fair. Every author is excellent in some of the other.

And then that unmemorable fanfiction of twilight that is fifty shades of gray. we had to suffer through those

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2 E.L James

"she is best" go read some 1984 - 445956

She is best

This woman is awful. Anyone who says otherwise is a troll or is just ignorant. Once an actual rape victim wrote to her that she didn't enjoy the movie because Christian's rapey attitude made her uncomfortable. This is how Mrs. James responded to someone who has gone through such a great trauma: By posting a gif where some bitch throws a book to a guy's face while the words " Read the book! " are spelled in capital letters. - RoseRedFlower

3 Justin Bieber Justin Bieber Justin Drew Bieber (born March 1, 1994) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and record producer. He currently resides in Ontario, Canada and is Christian. He is the son of author Pattie Mallette. more.

He has a talent for singing ;maybe not for writing

Justin Bieber didn't write his own book..

Author? R u kidding me? he's an elephant poop of a musician not a professional author - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

4 Rachel Renee Russell
5 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939 and was a central figure of more.

He actually did write a book - Lunala

Hitler DID right books, actually.

Dude hitler didn't write books he killed jews - NickelbackLinkinPark4Eva

Adolf Hitler...the dictator of Germany and the author of Mein Kampf. Him being in the list is understandable, but technically Mein Kampf is known as one of the greatest attraction made by Hitler to pull people of Germany to his side. How is the book or the author not good?

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6 Paris Hilton
7 J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling Joanne Rowling, CH, OBE, FRSL, FRCPE, writing under the pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist, philanthropist, film and television producer and screenwriter best known for writing the Harry Potter fantasy series.

Overrated book series but it's alright - queenamira

There are so many Harry Potter fans but to me the book is way too cheesy - queenamira

What the hell she doesn't deserve to be on this list - Lunala

so crap

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8 Glenn Beck Glenn Beck
9 James Patterson James Patterson James Brendan Patterson is an American author and philanthropist. Among his works are the Alex Cross, Michael Bennett, Women's Murder Club, Maximum Ride, Daniel X, NYPD Red, Witch and Wizard, and Private series, as well as many stand-alone thrillers, non-fiction and romance novels.
10 Donald Trump Donald Trump Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American businessman, television personality, politician, and the 45th President of the United States. Born and raised in Queens, New York City, Trump received an economics degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1968. In 1971, more.

Wait what? People have to stop putting ridiculous stuff like Justin Bieber and Donald Trump up here...

The Contenders

11 Ann Coulter Ann Coulter Ann Hart Coulter is an American conservative social and political commentator, writer, syndicated columnist, and lawyer.

Only those who are mindless fat rednecks wouldn't include her on this list.

She's a fearless genius. Only those who cannot handle plain, unvarnished truth would include her on this list.

12 George W Bush George W Bush George Walker Bush is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009 and 46th Governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. The eldest son of Barbara and George H. W.

Seeing him here is just lol - TeamRocket747

13 Harper Lee Harper Lee Nelle Harper Lee, better known by her pen name Harper Lee, was an American novelist widely known for To Kill a Mockingbird, published in 1960. Immediately successful, it won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize and has become a classic of modern American literature.

She wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. Enough said. Take her off the list. Now.

14 Nicholas Sparks

His books are the same basically, he rips off most ideas from his previous work, changes some things here and there and then it's a new book, it's super lame. - LukeTargaryen

15 Suzanne Weyn

Worst writer ever seen! Who think she is best, only mad people.

Author of haunted museum.worst book,worst writer

16 Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician who was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in the 2016 election.
17 Christopher Paolini
18 Adnan Oktar

This guy is so dumb that he doesn't even know anything about evolution. He's actually anti-evolution. No one takes this guy seriously.

19 Linda Howard
20 Marion Zimmer Bradley Marion Zimmer Bradley Marion Eleanor Zimmer Bradley was an American author of fantasy, historical fantasy, science fiction, and science fantasy novels, and is best known for the Arthurian fiction novel The Mists of Avalon, and the Darkover series.
21 Edward Bulwer-Lytton
22 Alex Jones

His "novels" make me want to shoot myself.

23 Jonathan Franzen
24 Tracey West

She made a junior novelization of the Emoji Movie. Why is Harper Lee here? Was it that To Kill a Mockingbird hater troll? - 445956

25 Rick Riordan Rick Riordan
26 Varg Vikernes Varg Vikernes Louis Cachet, (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The more.
27 George Orwell George Orwell Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), who used the pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic. His work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism, and outspoken support of democratic socialism.

How did he appeared in this list.

28 Beverly Cleary Beverly Cleary
29 Jeff Kinney
30 Orson Scott Card Orson Scott Card

Pretty good author, but I mainly hate him because he's a complete homophobe.

31 Ayn Rand Ayn Rand
32 L. Ron Hubbard L. Ron Hubbard Lafayette Ronald Hubbard, often referred to by his initials LRH, was an American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology.
33 Valerie Solanas Valerie Solanas
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