a writer of fiction; a novelist or short-story writer.
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How to use fictionist in a sentence
Nowadays almost every fictionist of account produces one good thriller at least of this sort.Masterpieces of Mystery, Vol. 1 (of 4) | Various
It really may be numbered among doubts whether it is possible to exaggerate the dangers into which a fictionist may fall.Heart | Martin Farquhar Tupper
Once more the hard-working fictionist and the responsible head of a family, I began to worry about the future.
She was entirely urban whereas I was an absurd mixture of pioneer and trailer, fictionist and farmer.
Altogether and inevitably my work as a fictionist sank into an unimportant place.