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An author is the creator or originator of any written work such as a book or play, and is thus also a writer. More broadly defined, an author is "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created.

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We often ask authors who has inspired them or what they love doing in their leisure time, but who has ever thought to ask what they really hate--what their pet peeves are? Here's a list of some famous authors' pet peeves. Who knew that Mark Twain could hold such a violent anger against Jane Austen?

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A website all about famous authors including their biographies and works.

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Write for a living? Don't let something you once loved become something you hate. This short article has five tips on how to remain motivated authors.

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