Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The office or employment of a writer in some official capacity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The office of a writer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The position or office of a writer.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

writer +‎ -ship

Examples

  • I'm for encouraging the most diverse writership and publication so everyone gets a chance to be read and so that readers have full choices.

    The great ball of China

  • Interesting article, Rob, which addresses a fundamental problem of Internet freelance writership: websites cost money and little is left over to pay authors.

    How Website Owners Can Share the Wealth with Currently Unpaid Writers

  • Interesting article, Rob, which addresses a fundamental problem of Internet freelance writership: websites cost money and little is left over to pay authors.

    How Website Owners Can Share the Wealth with Currently Unpaid Writers

  • Now it's true that DailyKos has a huge readership -- bigger than any other political blog today, by a factor of four probably -- but it also has a huge writership of some 90,000 registered members.

    "Elite Bloggers" and the Read-Write Web

  • Being offered a writership, he scouted the idea of a civil appointment, and would be contented with nothing but a uniform.

    The Newcomes

  • Writer to the Signet, in Edinburgh, who had procured his son a writership in return for electioneering services done to an East

    The Newcomes

  • This state of doubt in which I was plunged was not due, as I flattered myself for a time by supposing, to a sentiment which a man of fashion would not have felt and which, consequently, a writer, even if he belonged apart from his writership to the fashionable caste, ought to reproduce in order to be thoroughly ‘objective’ and to depict each class differently.

    The Guermantes Way

  • Some of us talk to ourselves, others talk to a much larger audience, but there is a stream of comments, cross-references and opinions which indicate readership - but readership coupled with writership.

    thinking with my fingers

  • "Well, I had thought of a writership in the East India Company's service, or better still, a cadetship in the Company's forces."

    In Clive's Command A Story of the Fight for India

  • His father not being at all wealthy, Clive accepted a writership in the East India Company and went out to Madras, but soon changed his post for a commission in the army.

    What to See in England

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