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Relating to writing and editing - thesaurus

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authorial

adjective

formal relating to the author of a book, play, etc.

authorship

noun

the fact of being the person who has written a particular book, document, etc.

bestselling

adjective

writing books that many people buy

censorship

noun

the process of removing parts of books, movies, letters, etc. that are considered inappropriate for moral, religious, or political reasons

creative writing

noun

the activity of writing poetry and fiction, especially as an educational subject

cut

noun

an act of making something such as a piece of writing, a speech, a movie, or a broadcast shorter

cut

noun

an act of removing parts from something such as a piece of writing, a speech, a movie, or a broadcast, especially because they are not suitable

edit

noun

the process of editing something such as a book, document, or movie

editorial

adjective

relating to the process of editing of books, magazines, newspapers, etc.

pagination

noun

the numbers on the pages of a book or other document, or the process of putting numbers on pages

pen name

noun

a name a writer uses instead of their real name on stories, articles, etc. that they write

proof

noun

a copy of a book or article that someone reads and corrects before the final copy is made

transcription

noun

the process of writing something down, especially a conversation or speech

writing

noun

the job or activity of creating books, poems, newspaper articles, etc.

the written word

writing in general

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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