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Definition of Writer

Writer

  1. One who writes, or has written; a scribe; a clerk.
  2. One who is engaged in literary composition as a profession; an author; as, a writer of novels.
  3. A clerk of a certain rank in the service of the late East India Company, who, after serving a certain number of years, became a factor.

Writer Quotations

If a writer knows enough about what he is writing about, he may omit things that he knows. The dignity of movement of an iceberg is due to only one ninth of it being above water.
Ernest Hemingway

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
Ernest Hemingway

Good evening, ladies and gentleman. My name is Orson Welles. I am an actor. I am a writer. I am a producer. I am a director. I am a magician. I appear onstage and on the radio. Why are there so many of me and so few of you?
Orson Welles

I pretty much drink a cup of coffee, write in my journal for a while, and then sit at a computer in my office and torture the keys. My one saving grace as a writer is that, if I'm having trouble with the novel I'm writing, I write something else, a poem or a short story. I try to avoid writer's block by always writing something.
Jess Walter

The goal, I suppose, any fiction writer has, no matter what your subject, is to hit the human heart and the tear ducts and the nape of the neck and to make a person feel something about the characters are going through and to experience the moral paradoxes and struggles of being human.
Tim O'Brien
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Writer Translations

writer in Afrikaans is skrywer
writer in Danish is forfatter
writer in Dutch is auteur, schrijver, stilist
writer in German is Autor {m}, Schreiber, Schriftsteller
writer in Italian is quattrocentista, autore
writer in Latin is scriptor
writer in Portuguese is escritor
writer in Spanish is escritor
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