authoress

[aw-ther-is]
noun
a woman who is an author.

Origin:
1485–95; author + -ess


See -ess.
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authoress (ˈɔːθəˌrɛs)
 
n
old-fashioned, derogatory or a female author
 
usage  Gender-neutral form: author

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The pair attempt to elope, but fail, and the broken affair duly inspires our authoress to write.
How delighted some wives would be to haver the power our little authoress ascribes to the interesting fairy.
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