In 1909, John Remsburg compiled a list—strikingly bereft of characters from I, Claudius—of 41 authors who never mention Jesus.
The authors found that "very hard exercise" was almost twice as effective as "moderate" exercise.
Milford and Gauvain are the authors of the forthcoming How Not to Marry the Wrong Guy: Is He the One or Should You Run?
Seth Stern and Stephen Wermiel, authors of a new biography of Justice Brennan, offer a few tips.
On the third night, Garzanti hosts its authors at a restaurant set in a former Piedmont palace.
Let us, however, the children of a new era, learn from it the greatness of its authors!
It is not the purpose of the authors to discuss the subject pro or con.
The people had heard of his fame as an editor of half-forgotten Roman authors.
Do not let us spoil a great opportunity because of our sensitiveness as authors.
Presumably the authors would have to acquiesce in such bowdlerizing.
c.1300, autor "father," from Old French auctor, acteor "author, originator, creator, instigator (12c., Modern French auteur), from Latin auctorem (nominative auctor) "enlarger, founder, master, leader," literally "one who causes to grow," agent noun from auctus, past participle of augere "to increase" (see augment). Meaning "one who sets forth written statements" is from late 14c. The -t- changed to -th- 16c. on mistaken assumption of Greek origin.
...[W]riting means revealing onesself to excess .... This is why one can never be alone enough when one writes, why even night is not night enough. ... I have often thought that the best mode of life for me would be to sit in the innermost room of a spacious locked cellar with my writing things and a lamp. Food would be brought and always put down far away from my room, outside the cellar's outermost door. The walk to my food, in my dressing gown, through the vaulted cellars, would be my only exercise. I would then return to my table, eat slowly and with deliberation, then start writing again at once. And how I would write! From what depths I would drag it up! [Franz Kafka]
1590s, from author (n.). Revived 1940s, chiefly U.S. Related: Authored; authoring.