authorial authorial

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or by or typical of an author

Usage(s):

  1. Yet Soderbergh seems defined more by these giant, wayward ambitions than by a discernible authorial personality.
  2. Together, they're a meta-authorial head game that makes you rethink the nature of fiction and your attachments to it.
  3. This one is unique in that buttoned-down field, though, owing to its massive authorial flamboyance.

News

  • 'Mortal Instruments' Author Cassandra Clare Teases Her Cameo

    Do not adjust your computer monitors: That is indeed "The Mortal Instruments" author Cassandra Clare flaunting cat ears. And, no, that is not her usual authorial garb. Like many writers before her (think: Stephenie Meyer of "Twilight" fame), Cassandra is making a cameo in the big-screen iteration of her best-seller. When we chatted with the [...]
    on August 6, 2013     Source: MTV

Quotes

  1. "There is a structural reason for that: Video games by their nature require player choices, which is the opposite of the strategy of serious film and literature, which requires authorial control," Ebert wrote.
    on Jun 8, 2010 By: Roger Ebert Source: Salt Lake Tribune

  2. "Nobody is going to hold a tag day for any of us (best-selling authors). Nor should they," says Turow, whose books have sold more than 25 million copies. "The problem is that as authorial compensation gets squeezed downward, which is what is...
    on Jun 4, 2010 By: Scott Turow Source: Toronto Star

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