The author and journalist’s acclaimed book How to Be a Woman is becoming a film, and she is co-writing a Channel 4 sitcomJob: columnist, authorAge: 38Industry: publishing, broadcasting2012 ranking: 61She has, according to her Twitter profile, been “writing the fuck out of shit since 1992”. This is a more helpful indicator of how long Caitlin Moran has been writing than it is the eloquence of her prose.The single best reason for subscribing to the Times, where she writes three columns a week, Moran is spreading her wings to both the big and small screen.Her critically acclaimed feminist manifesto, How to Be a Woman, is being turned into a feature film, while she has co-written a semi-autobiographical sitcom, Raised by Wolves, with her sister, for Channel 4.With a following that is large as it is loyal, especially on Twitter, where she has nearly half a million followers, our judges said it had been another good year for Moran.Asked by the Guardian earlier this year what she considered her greatest achievement, Moran said: “I have made it socially acceptable for girls who wear eyeliner to discuss masturbation and sex.”Caitlin MoranThe TimesNational newspapersNewspapers & © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or …read more

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