novelist novelist  /ˈnɑ və ləst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one who writes novels

Usage(s):

  1. He chuckled when I told him that a renowned novelist had jokingly berated one of the judges, complaining that a triumph this early in a novelist's career was bound to destroy him.
  2. On it sat a slender, spectacled novelist rapidly autographing stacks of his latest book.

News

  1. Randy Wayne White: Ban the Boca Grande jig

    Sanibel-based novelist Randy Wayne White, best known for his Doc Ford books, has been one of the most outspoken proponents of tarpon conservation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  2. NoveList and TLC Expand Relationship to Include ILS Integration into NoveList Select

    NoveList Select Data is now embedded in TLC’s LS2 PAC. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/NoveList/TLC/prweb10819693.htm
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Comic novelist Tom Sharpe dies at 85

    British novelist Tom Sharpe, who satirized everything from apartheid to academe in a series of best-sellers, has died at 85. Sharpe's Spanish publisher, Anagrama, said he died early Thursday in the Catalan ...
    on June 6, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. In a statement issued by Random House, Mr. Brown said, "A novelist must be free to draw appropriately from historical works without fear that he'll be sued."
    on Apr 7, 2006 By: Dan Brown Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. Fellow author Kingsley Amis called him "a marvellous reporter and a first-rate historical novelist".
    on Jan 2, 2008 By: Kingsley Amis Source: BBC News

  3. "And the secret, secret, almost never-stated endgame was ...... 'I'm going to quit my day job and be a novelist,'" Lippman said.
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: Laura Lippman Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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