An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.
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... Jansson is principally known as the author of the Moomin books – stories for children that involve Jansson's creations, the Moomins ...
... and Yale Law School professor David Gelernter, Yale University professor, noted author, painter and computer scientist Boone Guyton, businessman, author and WWII test ...
... actress and former model Paula Broadwell, a bestselling author and extramarital partner of David Petraeus ... slotback Jack Dunham, animator, television producer Alec Brownstein, author, director, creator of The Google Job Experiment John Hoeven, 31st Governor of North Dakota, born in Bismarck on March 13, 1957 Clay ...
... A standard contract for an author will usually include provision for payment in the form of an advance and royalties ... An author's contract may specify, for example, that they will earn 10% of the retail price of each book sold ... An author's book must earn out their advance before any further royalties are paid ...
... Topol is also an illustrator, responsible for drawings in several books, including A Treasury of Jewish humour. ...
More definitions of "author":
- (noun): Writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay).
Famous quotes containing the word author:
“I hate the actor and audience business. An author should be in among the crowd, kicking their shins or cheering them on to some mischief or merriment.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“Th increasing prospect tires our wandring eyes.
Hills peep oer hills, and Alps on Alps arise!
A perfect Judge will read each work of Wit
With the same spirit that its author writ:
Survey the Whole, nor seek slight faults to find
Where nature moves, and rapture warms the mind;”
—Alexander Pope (16881744)
“The sensible author writes for no other posterity than his ownthat is, for his ageso as to be able even then to take pleasure in himself.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)