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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. [1]

33 relations: Academic authorship, Alexander Nehamas, Auteur, Author editing, Copyright, Distributive writing, Editing, Fair use, Fan fiction, Ghostwriter, Intellectual property, International Standard Book Number, Joint authorship, Lead author, List of novelists by nationality, List of poets, Lists of writers, Llumina Press, Lobbying, Lulu.com, Michel Foucault, Novelist, Outskirts Press, Personality rights, Pierre Bourdieu, Postmodern literature, Professional writing, Roland Barthes, Self-publishing, Trademark, United States Copyright Office, Work for hire, Writer.

Academic authorship

Academic authorship of journal articles, books, and other original works is a means by which academics communicate the results of their scholarly work, establish priority for their discoveries, and build their reputation among their peers.

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Alexander Nehamas

Alexander Nehamas (Αλέξανδρος Νεχαμάς; born 22 March 1946) is Professor of Philosophy and Edmund N. Carpenter, II Class of 1943 Professor in the Humanities at Princeton University, where he has taught since 1990, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences.

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Auteur

An auteur ('author') is an artist, such as a film director, who applies a highly centralized and subjective control to many aspects of a collaborative creative work.

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Author editing

An authors' editor is a language professional who works "with authors to make draft texts fit for purpose".

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Copyright

Copyright is a legal right, existing globally in many countries, that basically grants the creator of an original work exclusive rights to determine and decide whether, and under what conditions, this original work may be used by others.

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Distributive writing

Distributive writing is the collective authorship of texts.

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Editing

Editing is the process of selecting and preparing written, visual, audible, and film media used to convey information.

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Fair use

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.

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Fan fiction

Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic, fic or ff) is fiction about characters or settings from an original work of fiction, created by fans of that work rather than by its creator.

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Ghostwriter

A ghostwriter is hired to write literary or journalistic works, speeches, or other texts that are officially credited to another person as the author.

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Intellectual property

Intellectual property (IP) is a category of property that includes intangible creations of the human intellect, and primarily encompasses copyrights, patents, and trademarks.

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International Standard Book Number

The International Standard Book Number (ISBN) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier.

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Joint authorship

Joint authorship of a copyrightable work is when two or more persons contribute enough to the work to be the author of that work.

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Lead author

In academic publishing, the lead author, or first author, is the first named author of a publication such as a research article or audit.

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List of novelists by nationality

Well-known authors of novels, listed by country: See also: Lists of authors, List of poets, List of playwrights, List of short story authors.

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List of poets

This is an alphabetical list of internationally notable poets.

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Lists of writers

The following are lists of writers.

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Llumina Press

Llumina Press, a Print on demand, self publishing, and distribution company was founded by Deborah Greenspan in 2000.

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Lobbying

Lobbying, persuasion, or interest representation is the act of attempting to influence the actions, policies, or decisions of officials in their daily life, most often legislators or members of regulatory agencies.

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Lulu.com

Lulu Press, Inc., doing business as Lulu.com, is an online print-on-demand, self-publishing, and distribution platform.

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Michel Foucault

Paul-Michel Foucault (15 October 1926 – 25 June 1984), generally known as Michel Foucault, was a French philosopher, historian of ideas, social theorist, and literary critic.

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Novelist

A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction.

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Outskirts Press

Outskirts Press is a Denver, Colorado-based book publisher which caters to self-publishing authors.

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Personality rights

The right of publicity, often called personality rights, is the right of an individual to control the commercial use of his or her name, image, likeness, or other unequivocal aspects of one's identity.

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Pierre Bourdieu

Pierre Felix Bourdieu (1 August 1930 – 23 January 2002) was a French sociologist, anthropologist, philosopher, and public intellectual.

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Postmodern literature

Postmodern literature is literature characterized by reliance on narrative techniques such as fragmentation, paradox, and the unreliable narrator; and is often (though not exclusively) defined as a style or a trend which emerged in the post–World War II era.

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Professional writing

Professional writing is writing for reward or as a profession, or it is any form of written communication produced in a workplace environment or context.

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Roland Barthes

Roland Gérard Barthes (12 November 1915 – 26 March 1980) was a French literary theorist, philosopher, linguist, critic, and semiotician.

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Self-publishing

Self-publishing is the publication of any book, album, or other media by its author without the involvement of an established publisher.

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Trademark

A trademark, trade mark, or trade-markThe styling of trademark as a single word is predominantly used in the United States and Philippines only, while the two-word styling trade mark is used in many other countries around the world, including the European Union and Commonwealth and ex-Commonwealth jurisdictions (although Canada officially uses "trade-mark" pursuant to the Trade-mark Act, "trade mark" and "trademark" are also commonly used).

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United States Copyright Office

The United States Copyright Office, a part of the Library of Congress, is the official U.S. government body that maintains records of copyright registration in the United States, including a Copyright Catalog.

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Work for hire

In the copyright law of the United States, a work made for hire (work for hire or WFH) is a work subject to copyright that is created by an employee as part of their job, or some limited types of works for which all parties agree in writing to the WFH designation.

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Writer

A writer is a person who uses written words in various styles and techniques to communicate their ideas.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Author

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