What is writer?

  • (noun): A person who is able to write and has written something.
    See also — Additional definitions below


A writer is a person who produces nonfictional writing or literary art such as novels, short stories, poetry, plays, screenplays, or essays—especially someone who writes professionally.

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30 Rock (season 1) - Cast
... Tina Fey portrayed Liz Lemon, the head writer of a fictitious live sketch comedy television series named TGS with Tracy Jordan (commonly known as just TGS) ... wise-cracking, trucker hat wearing, repulsive staff writer Frank Rossitano ... number of secondary characters including Keith Powell as James "Toofer" Spurlock, a writer for TGS, and Lonny Ross as Josh Girard who is a staff writer of TGS as well as a TGS cast member ...
Hunter College - Notable Alumni - Literature
... journalist Maurice Berger - cultural critic Peter Carey - writer Colin Channer - writer, musician, co-founder of Calabash International Literary Festival Trust Colette Inez - poet, academic, Guggenheim, Rockefeller ...

More definitions of "writer":

  • (noun): Writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay).
    Synonyms: author

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    What has a writer to be bombastic about? Whatever good a man may write is the consequence of accident, luck, or surprise, and nobody is more surprised than an honest writer when he makes a good phrase or says something truthful.
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    The writer operates at a peculiar crossroads where time and place and eternity somehow meet. His problem is to find that location.
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    The writer is always courted by invitations from the all-too- familiar.
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