writer has definitions from the field of writing
[ noun ] (writing) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)



Used in print

(Rocky Mountains News, [Denver, Colorado],...)

Liston is Bill_Liston , baseball writer for the Boston_Traveler , who quoted Jensen as saying :

(The New York Times,...)

A crowd of 1400 is expected for the ceremonies , which will be followed by the show in which the writers will lampoon baseball personalities in skit , dance and song .

The writers ' Gold_Tee_Award will go to John_McAuliffe of Plainfield , N._J. , and Palm_Beach , Fla. , for his sponsorship of charity tournaments .


A British writer , Richard_Haestier , in a book , Dead_Men_Tell_Tales , recalls that in the turmoil preceding French_Revolution the body of Henry_/4 , , who had died nearly 180 years earlier , was torn to pieces by a mob .

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

Yet nationalism has lost few of its charms for the historian , writer or man_in_the_street .

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[ noun ] a person who is able to write and has written something

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

For_example , a writer in a recent number of The_Queen hyperbolically states that `` of the myriad imprecations the only one which the English Catholics really resent is the suggestion that they are ' un English '' ' .

(J. H. Hexter, "Thomas More: On the Margins...)

That a writer who is gay cannot be serious is a common professional illusion , sedulously fostered by all_too many academics who mistakenly believe that their frivolous efforts should be taken seriously because they are expressed with that dreary solemnity which is the only mode of expression their authors are capable of .

(Tristram Coffin, Not to the Swift....)

She was the widow of a writer who had died in an airplane crash , and Mickie had found her a job as head of the historical section of the Treasury .