from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. In the manner of an author.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Authorial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Belonging to an author; authorial.
Sometimes I think readers would prefer if authors were more like their characters: swashbuckling, larger-than-life (if I keep munching on any more Fritos, my thighs may certainly achieve that goal), exuding a certain authorly je-ne-sais-quoi. more funny pictures
It's in his own words - he was channelling the living spirit of the city around him, into familiar New York City characters, which translated its voice in a very authorly way.
So, because anything which even remotely pertains to my authorly duties can be justified under the broad heading of Legitimate Work, I spent a smallish portion of yesterday putting together playlists for Solace & Grief and its sequel, The Key to Starveldt.
You'll recall that back in 2001, Franzen made the misstep of expressing authorly ambivalence about the fact that his novel, "The Corrections," might be mistaken for a women's-only read since it had been chosen for Oprah's on-air book club.
I totally agree... but at the same time I reserve the right to feel slightly hard done by as a copywriter who has recently ditched the day job in favour of authorly pursuits.
I suppose I have not yet broken out of my authorly chrysalis.
I will always miss sitting in his house in the early hours talking about authorly things and feeling blessed that I met him one day on a train to Paris.
Ah, but can you remember that Claremont, at the height of his authorly hubris, released a couple of mediocre novels, FirstFlight and Grounded.
This particular surprise would be pleasant, were it not for the authorly requirement to make him pay for it later.
Mr. Talese is unusually poised for someone of his profession, but he has a way of allowing an authorly chin stroke to linger and deepen until his right hand is clutching the side of his face.
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