What is another word for literary hack?
8 synonyms found
[ lˈɪtəɹəɹi hˈak], [ lˈɪtəɹəɹi hˈak], [ l_ˈɪ_t_ə_ɹ_ə_ɹ_i h_ˈa_k]
The term "literary hack" is often used to describe someone who writes in a mediocre or unoriginal way, simply for profit or fame. This derogatory term can be replaced by several synonyms such as a "scribbler" or "penman" who churns out poor quality content to meet deadlines. A "hack writer" or a "journeyman writer" is another term that can be used when referring to someone who is not particularly talented, but who is able to produce work quickly and efficiently. Alternatively, a "mercenary writer" may be someone who writes solely for money, without any concern for quality. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to describe a person who writes without putting much thought into the quality of their work.