Part of speech: noun

An originator; creator; the original writer, as of a book; also, one who makes a profession of writing.

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Usage examples "author":

  1. Hubert Brett the author. - "Helena Brett's Career", Desmond Coke.
  2. I didn't know you were an author then." - "Their Silver Wedding Journey", William Dean Howells.
  3. 2. What pleasant things about pioneer life does the author recall? - "Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year", E.C. Hartwell.