from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who writes short stories, as for magazines.
- n. An historian; a chronicler.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A writer of stories.
- n. A historian; a chronicler.
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James Otis Purdy (17 July 1914 – 13 March 2009) was a controversial American novelist, short story-writer, poet, and playwright who, since his debut in 1956, has published over a dozen novels, and several collections of poetry, short stories, and plays.
Last summer, "Shrek" story-writer and voice actor Walt Dohrn assured Comic Riffs that 2010's "Shrek Forever After" would indeed mark the end of the green ogre's run.
I have often thought that to this training of my tramp days is due much of my success as a story-writer.
Admittedly I've never seen any of Shyamalan's movies before Unbreakable, but I've enjoyed and own everyone he's made since – each one equally my favorite – though, for those of you ranting on The Village and Lady in the Water, I thoroughly enjoyed both of those films in a way I didn't with his others, and that's what keeps him a solid story-writer/director in my opinion.
August Mahlmann (1771 – 1826), journalist, poet and story-writer.
Calling yourself writer or author or story-writer or novelist is nothing.
The memoirs collected in this new volume by the celebrated Yiddish novelist and story-writer fall into two groups.
Theophile de Sonis, the elegant story-writer, the worldly romancer, had a copper-colored nose, and his harsh beard was like that of a chief in a custom-house.
Sharing the imaginative vision of the story-writer, we can truly follow out many other roads of life than our own.
"'Jack's Year of Trial' is the title of a short and pleasingly-written story by Miss Annie S. S.an, who has so deservedly won for herself a high place in public esteem as a story-writer."