From comedy writers to social media gurus to newshounds, some women to follow on Twitter
These women to entertain, inform or inspire you this year, 140 characters at a time
Finding the gems can mean trawling through nonsense -- but we've done it for you
With its 140-character gems, your Twitter feed can be inspiring, informative, make you laugh, and even change the way you look at the world … if you pick the right people to follow.
The trouble is there can be a lot of nonsense to trawl through to find the gems.
Leading Women has taken on the endless stream of consciousness to find eight women we believe will entertain, inform or inspire you.
They are (in no particular order):
Kelly Oxford: @kellyoxford
Why follow her: If nothing else, she’ll make you smile. Three years ago, Oxford joined Twitter as a Canadian housewife and mother of three, now she has become a successful TV writer, sold a movie script to WarnerBros and has a book of essays due out with Harper Collins, according to the LA Times.
Oxford showcased her comedy writing skills through Twitter and gradually built up an army of fans. She describes herself as “Designed to make you feel like everything is going well.”
Sample tweet: Every New Year my resolution is “Don’t die this year.” So far, so good.