Twitter is a great place to be for book lovers; from author accounts to publishing news, it really is a great place to get information and stay connected with literary goings-on. I’ve already told you about some great bookish accounts to follow, but if you’re looking for something a little bit different, try these ten awesome parody accounts. Bet you didn’t know Lord Voldemort could be so funny.
Laura Ingalls Wilder wants us to know exactly how difficult life on the Prairie is, and she isn’t afraid to call you out on your modern-day privilege.
Happy Ma’s Day, Ma! Take a day off from churning butter and blacking the stove and boiling lye water and skinning wild game and sewing …
— Laura Ingalls Wilder (@HalfPintIngalls) May 10, 2015
The best of the Dark Lord accounts, this particular Voldemort is as nasty (and entertaining) as you’d expect him to be.
Your parents hid your Hogwarts letter because they were jealous.
— The Dark Lord (@Lord_Voldemort7) June 21, 2015
Sarcastic Willy Wonka started as a meme and continues doling out the advice you never needed.
F is for friends who don’t talk to you. U is for Ur alone. N is for never having any plans at all, all you do is sit at home.
— Sarcastic Wonka (@OhMrWonka) August 23, 2015
You know him. You put up with him. Now you can openly laugh at him.
Perhaps my debut will be an introspective coming-of-age novel about two white male friends at prep school.
— Guy In Your MFA (@GuyInYourMFA) August 20, 2015
Feminist Hulk with smash the injustice right off of your screen.
RE: ALL LIFE SITUATIONS: IT NOT ACTUALLY COUNT AS “ASKING” IF YOU NOT GIVE OTHER PERSON GENUINE OPPORTUNITY TO SAY NO.
— FEMINIST HULK (@feministhulk) March 26, 2015
The Prussian philosopher is generous with absurd truth bombs and bastardized quotes you definitely did not study in university.
August is a declined credit card.
— Friedrice Nietzsche (@tinynietzsche) August 27, 2015
The prolific Game of Thrones writer has a real account on Twitter, but this one is a lot of fun, with fake spoilers, sarcasm and a keen awareness of the abbreviated life spans of his main characters.
Straight outta Compton? I’m straight outta Starks.
— George RR Martin (@GRRM) August 11, 2015
The most wizardingest wizard tweets about life at Hogwarts, dodging Voldemort’s threats, and is keenly aware of his popularity.
Sneaking around Hogwarts at night when we’re supposed to be sleeping. #YOLO
— Harry Potter (@ArryPottah) January 19, 2015
The most entertaining of the many Shakespeare parody accounts is this one, where the Bard’s poetic musings are mashed up with modern pop tunes. Don’t question it; just enjoy.
Merely a smalltown wench. Existing within a lonesome parish.
— Shakespeare (@PopShakespeare) August 6, 2015
There are also a bunch of Mark Twain accounts, but this one is the most active, and dishes out a lot of unexpected, but wise, relationship advice.
Books don’t mind if you don’t complete them, unlike people.
— TinyMarkTwain (@TinyMarkTwain) August 24, 2015