- write-in candidate,
- writer's block,
- writer's cramp,
Origin of writer
Examples from the Web for writer
In his view, a writer has only one duty: to be present in his books.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Spencer, 27, is variously described as a writer and a stand-up comic.Meet Stephen Fry’s Future Husband (Who Is Less Than Half His Age)|Tom Sykes|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
His father, a writer, and his mother, who worked in insurance, were flawless.
Can you imagine Superman being handed over to a writer just a notch above amateur?
From writer Gail Simone to artist Fiona Staples, there are incredible women already working in the industry.
But the letter was, as you may imagine, written so that the writer should come to no harm were it intercepted.Barry Lyndon|William Makepeace Thackeray
The writer says that this was when Solomon was old, his wives having then turned away his heart after other gods.Solomon and Solomonic Literature|Moncure Daniel Conway
The cost of some headings in the new red sandstone which the writer recently inspected, varied from 30s.
The perception of manifoldness is Maya or illusion, says a modern pro-Hindu writer.New Ideas in India During the Nineteenth Century|John Morrison
Even so artificial a writer as Wilde had not to labour to be witty.The Art of Letters|Robert Lynd
Old English writere "one who can write, clerk; one who produces books or literary compositions," agent noun from writan (see write (v.)). Meaning "sign-painter" is from 1837. Writer's cramp attested by 1853; writer's block by 1950.