The Lamest Authors of All Time Writers
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The Lamest Authors of All Time

List Criteria: Author of any work of fiction

There are always going be writers (and books) some folks just don't like. Books, and the skills of the people who write them, are definitely at the mercy of a person's subjective opinion. However, there are some writers whom most of us can pretty much agree are just not very good writers. Sure, the writers on this list have attained popularity and success (somehow), but for a lot of people that fact is one of the mysteries of the universe. This is a list of the people whose qualities as writers are hotly debated... a bad writers list.

A collection of people who wrote books that may have been published and sold in large quantities... but whose talents seem questionable. They are the worst writers of all time, at least according to some people. Who are the worst authors of all time? Vote for your most hated and rank them as you see fit. Make sure to add anyone you think deserves to be included on this bad authors list. 

Who are the worst authors? It's up to you to decide which of these horrible writers truly is the absolute worst of all time.

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    General Information, Classification, Gradation & Awareness Chart, The ... More
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    The Da Vinci Code, Inferno, Englar & Djoflar More
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    The Fountainhead, Love Letters, Not Yet Assigned More
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    The Last Song, UN Paseo Para Recordar, The Choice More
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    Guilty: Liberal "Victims" and Their Assault on America, Godless, ... More
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    EL James

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    Fifty Shades of Grey, Fifty Shades Darker, and Fifty Shades Freed   
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    The Way Things Ought to Be, See, I Told You So, Rush Hudson Limbaugh and ... More
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    Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles, Mayfair Witches, ... More
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    Die Seele des Feuers., Temple of the Winds, l Pilastri Della Creazione More
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    The 6th Target, Now You See Her, 3rd Degree More
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    Das Haus der Donna., Gefährliche Verstrickung, El santuario More
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    The Christmas Sweater, The Overton Window, An Inconvenient Book More
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    The Firm, The Chamber, Mickey More
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    Flood Tide, Serpent, Raise the Titanic More
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    Oprah Winfrey Presents: Mitch Albom's For One More Day, Fab Five, For One ... More
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    Three Guys Named Mike, Anything Goes, Easter Parade More
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    Twilight's Child, Dark angel, Stunden der Nacht More
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    Assassins, Margo's Reunion, Busted! More
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    Amok: King of Legend, El escándalo Modigliani, Le troisième ... More
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    The Celestine Prophecy, The Secret of Shambhala: In Search of the Eleventh ... More
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    Knife of Dreams, Das Rad der Zeit 15. Die Amyrlin., Places to visit in ... More
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    Phantoms, Demon Seed, Reino de Las Tinieblas More
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    Sur ordre, tome 2, El Cardenal del Kremlin, Shadow Warriors More
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    Text of Chancellor Hitler's Speech Before The Reichstag, October 6, 1939, ... More
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    The Case for a Creator, What Jesus would say to, El Caso de la ... More
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    The Lightning Thief, Mission Road, The Lost Hero More
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    The private life of Axie Reed, The Paragon, Peace Breaks Out More
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    Sur la route de Madison, Moulding political opinion, Los Puentes de ... More
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    History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The Joseph ... More
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    101 Things Husbands Do to Annoy Their Wives, Intelligent Design Vs. More
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    The Future of Fiction, Extincion/ Extinction, The Pale King More
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    Preface and Introduction to a Contribution to the Critque of Political ... More
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    Paulo Coelho

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    Belle and the beau, Topaz, La Métisse de Denver More
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