The author of a book, story, article or
the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it).
This can be short or long, fiction or nonfiction, poetry or
prose, technical or literature; in particular it is a profession
(doing this for pay).
An author is someone who originates or causes
or initiates something.
writes (books or stories or articles or the like)
professionally (for pay)
The person or organization that originally created
The writer of a book or article. The author may
be one person, several people, or a "corporate body"
such as a government agency, professional association, or company.
The person chiefly responsible for the creation
of the intellectual or artistic content of a work.
Person or persons primarily responsible for creating
a work product
The person who is responsible for the writing
and intellectual content of a book or article. Two or more persons
collaborating on a work are called joint authors.
The writer(s) of a book, essay, short story,
novel, play, poem, etc., whose name is usually given on the
title page of the published edition. In library catalogues,
the term is used in its broadest sense to include editor, playwright,
director, composer, performer, artist, creator, etc.
means the person who wrote the text of the resource
The person(s) or group responsible for creating,
sponsoring or writing a book or other publication. Authors may
be editors, compilers, artists, composers, and photographers.
The writer of a book or ARTICLE. Usually this
is a person (or several people), but it can also be a government
agency, a symposium, a company, or other group that does not
necessarily give the name(s) of the people who actually wrote
the work. Such an author is referred to as a Corporate Author