The question that every author gets is, “Where do you get your ideas?”
Anonymity—as the author of O has discovered—became part of a promotional game, teasing the public.
author's note: A U.S. official has stated that no Somalis had been captured in the course of the raid and rescue.
The argument Daisey makes is the same as the one made by the author, in a sense: this makes an important story more powerful.
William J. Mann is the author of Kate: The Woman Who Was Hepburn, which was named a New York Times Notable Book.
This would mean "the genius of Bhubanmohini" if that be taken as the author's name.
The author has a true eye, a quick imagination, and a fascinating pen.
I cannot imagine any other author doing for me just what the essays of Emerson did.
As an author he may justly claim the honours of magnanimity.
The press has been less fiercely adverse than usual to the author.
c.1300, autor "father," from Old French auctor, acteor "author, originator, creator, instigator (12c., Modern French auteur), from Latin auctorem (nominative auctor) "enlarger, founder, master, leader," literally "one who causes to grow," agent noun from auctus, past participle of augere "to increase" (see augment). Meaning "one who sets forth written statements" is from late 14c. The -t- changed to -th- 16c. on mistaken assumption of Greek origin.
...[W]riting means revealing onesself to excess .... This is why one can never be alone enough when one writes, why even night is not night enough. ... I have often thought that the best mode of life for me would be to sit in the innermost room of a spacious locked cellar with my writing things and a lamp. Food would be brought and always put down far away from my room, outside the cellar's outermost door. The walk to my food, in my dressing gown, through the vaulted cellars, would be my only exercise. I would then return to my table, eat slowly and with deliberation, then start writing again at once. And how I would write! From what depths I would drag it up! [Franz Kafka]
1590s, from author (n.). Revived 1940s, chiefly U.S. Related: Authored; authoring.