Today’s word of the day exercise is
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:
Forms of the word
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.