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1) 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).

2) An author is someone who originates or causes or initiates something.

See also: Writer

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