from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A writer of fiction, especially a novelist.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. One who deals in fiction, a writer of fiction.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A writer of fiction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A maker or writer of fiction.
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It is of course true that Voltaire's powers as a "fictionist" were probably limited in fact, to the departments, or the department, which he actually occupied, and out of which he wisely did not go.
To capture them in narrative, and inspire the reader to reflect deeply on them, is, for a fictionist, the ultimate achievement.
He lives in Manila with his wife, fictionist Nikki Alfar and their daughters Sage and Rowan.
Daniel Kehlmann is a very funny, very philosophical young fictionist from Germany who will make you want more like him -- and more playfully engaging books like his Fame, a novel in nine linked short stories, or "episodes."
Daniel Kehlmann is a very funny, very philosophical young fictionist from Germany who will make you want more like him -- and more playfully engaging ...
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But, at what point does the science fictionist need to reveal the veil of fiction over the science?
Far more published as a poet than a fictionist, her fiction is still very strong in part because it is deeply informed by her poetic voice.
This posits an interesting dilemma for the science fictionist.
In September Ray and Maryann joined Michaels (West Coast editor), David Reid (editorial associate), and avant-garde fictionist Donald Barthelme (art director) at the Hotel Durant bar in Berkeley to discuss their plan.