from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One who writes fiction, especially a prolific creator of commercial or pulp fiction.

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  • n. A writer of fiction.


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fiction +‎ -eer


  • We won't please everyone; the trick to surviving as a fictioneer is to find one's audience (those persons who are in sympathy to what one is good at or what one is interested in talking about) and satisfy their expectations and desires.


  • He's also ed-in-chief of near-future sf webzine Futurismic, a learning fictioneer and poet, a reviewer of books, music and concerts, a cack-handed third guitarist for a fuzz-rock band, and in need of a proper haircut.

    MIND MELD: The Tricky Trope of Time Travel

  • Although not a fictioneer, Lukacs is occasionally guilty of striking prose, especially when he sets out the vignettes with which he likes to populate his texts.

    June 24th, 2008

  • If I ever become a full-time fictioneer, I'm going to find a way to reduce this demand on my time.

    Getting things done...

  • Oddly enough, I don't think I'd heard fictioneer and pop-culture historian/magazine collector Frank Robinson's voice before just now ... his accent and timbre are remarkably similar to Joey Bishop's to me.

    Joey Bishop, R. I. P.

  • When outlaw fictioneer Yorrick Kaine seeks to get himself elected dictator, he whips up a frenzy of anti-Danish sentiment and demands mass book burnings.

    Something Rotten: Summary and book reviews of Something Rotten by Jasper Fforde.

  • He certainly doesn't appeal to all tastes, but to me Beckett is the greatest playwright and fictioneer of the 20th Century, a writer whose words I cherish, whose images haunt me.

    Archive 2004-10-01

  • Colleen is probably better known as an editor than a fictioneer or poet, and her La Gringa blog is known and cherished by many readers. deadlanguages has existed since April, but I only stumbled upon it this week.

    Archive 2004-07-01

  • Howard was all about story first and foremost " there's no dishonor in that " but with Conan he seems to have arrived at a point in his growth as a fictioneer where he appreciated the importance of developing a fully-rounded lead.

    The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian

  • Similarly, such terms as "the gulf between the worlds," "the new world," and "the known universe" have one meaning to a science-fictioneer, and another to a historian.

    Despoilers of the Golden Empire


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