What is another word for the author?

Pronunciation: [ðɪ ˈɔːθə] (IPA)

When you're writing or discussing a book, repeating the phrase "the author" can get a bit repetitive. There are plenty of synonyms you can use to add some variety to your language. For example, you could use "the writer," "the scribe," "the novelist," "the wordsmith," or "the storyteller." You could also try using specific terms related to the author's work or style, like "the poet," "the satirist," "the essayist," or "the memoirist." If you're looking for more formal or academic language, you might choose to use "the authorial voice," "the creator," or "the literary artist." Whatever term you choose, make sure it accurately reflects the author's work and style.

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What are the hypernyms for The author?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The author

  • Your source material is the people you know, not those you don't know, but every character is an extension of the author's own personality.
    Edward Albee
  • I don't think the author should make the reader do that much work to remember who somebody is.
    Kevin J. Anderson
  • When a French book becomes an international hit it is because of the author and not because of the language. The same goes for movies.
    Jean-Jacques Annaud
  • I don't think that you can be prescriptive about anything, I mean, life is too complicated. Maybe there are novels where the author has not in the least thought about it in terms of film, which can be turned into good films.
    Paul Auster
  • Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.
    Robert Benchley

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