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noun as in fiction writer

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The first thing to know about David Duchovny the novelist is that he’s serious about being David Duchovny the novelist.

He studied film, become an avid gamer and was an aspiring graphic novelist.

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I now think that what I was really moving toward was the use of scientific research to answer some of the questions raised by the novelists I’d read as a younger person.

With the skill of a novelist, she illuminates Rich’s life from her birth in Baltimore in 1929 to her death in Santa Cruz, Calif, in 2012.

Absent any satisfying explanation of why the country is Krak’d out, we turned to the “prince of paleo-fiction,” a novelist named Max Hawthorne, who wrote a trilogy of Kraken-centric books.

A young novelist dies, the American military is betrayed and James Patterson is profiled.

“You have to be slightly innocent to be a novelist,” Martin Amis has observed.

Mailer would argue, for example, that timidity does more harm to the novelist than donning a mask of extreme self-confidence.

She is a novelist and former journalist who has reported from Africa, Asia, the Middle East and Russia.

Like any good suspense novelist, Shields is a master of evasion and sleight-of-hand.

Richard Cumberland died; eminent as a British poet, essayist, novelist and dramatic writer.

Near at hand is the home where Anthony Trollope, the novelist, lived for many years, and his sister is buried in the churchyard.

"That is exactly my object in asking you to meet me here, Enid," said the novelist, his countenance still thoughtful and serious.

One wonders why the great novelist and preacher spent so many years of his life here.

"I hardly know," was the novelist's reply, as in a navy serge suit he leaned near the window which overlooked the Thames.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to novelist, such as: author, storyteller, writer, fictionist, narrative writer, and prose writer.

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