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Author vs. Novelist

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Main Difference

The main difference between Author and Novelist is that the Author is a creator of an original work and Novelist is a writer of novels

Wikipedia
  • Author (noun)

    The originator or creator of a work, especially of a literary composition.

    "The copyright of any original writing belongs initially and properly to its author."

    "Have you read any Corinthian authors?"

  • Author (noun)

    Someone who writes books for a living.

  • Author (noun)

    One's authority for something: an informant.

  • Author (verb)

    To author.

  • Novelist (noun)

    An author of novels.

  • Novelist (noun)

    An innovator; one who introduces something new; one who favours novelty.

Wiktionary
  • Author (noun)

    The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.

  • Author (noun)

    One who composes or writes a book; a composer, as distinguished from an editor, translator, or compiler.

  • Author (noun)

    The editor of a periodical.

  • Author (noun)

    An informant.

  • Author

    To occasion; to originate.

  • Author

    To tell; to say; to declare.

  • Novelist (noun)

    An innovator; an asserter of novelty.

  • Novelist (noun)

    A writer of news.

  • Novelist (noun)

    A writer of a novel or novels.

Webster Dictionary
  • Author (noun)

    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

  • Author (noun)

    someone who originates or causes or initiates something;

    "he was the generator of several complaints"

  • Author (verb)

    be the author of;

    "She authored this play"

  • Novelist (noun)

    someone who writes novels

Princeton's WordNet

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