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Author

Today’s word of the day exercise is

author

Notes

This is perhaps one of the less important words in the Academic Word List. One point to note about it is to remember that there is a family of related words that can be used for types of authors:

novelist

playwright/dramatist

poet

Forms of the word

author

authorship

authorial

Using the word 

novelist/writer/poet/dramtist/playwright etc: I mostly read fiction and I guess my favourite novelists are twentieth century authors.

be the author of: The author of these reforms is responsible for what has happened.

favourite/bestselling/cult etc: Books, however, are still reasonably popular and a number of bestselling authors have become household names.

Exercise

   

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