writerly [rahy-ter-lee] Examples adverb

  1. characteristic or typical of an author, especially a professional one.
  2. markedly literary.

Examples from the Web for writerly Contemporary Examples of writerly

  • The writerly urge to kiss and tell may have wrecked the occasional romance, but readers reaped the rewards.

    9 Works Inspired by Writers’ Love Lives

    Joni Rendon, Shannon McKenna Schmidt

    February 14, 2014

  • He is, in his way, a cynical, macho, writerly version of Joan of Arc.

    America’s Cassandra: David Mamet Speaks on the Lies of Obama and War

    Lloyd Grove

    November 11, 2013

  • Both books are archetypical of a certain type of writerly fantasy.

    Famous for Not Being Famous: Enough About ‘Stoner’

    Drew Smith

    October 31, 2013

  • Historical Examples of writerly

  • When that happens, writerly income will come from incidental sources such as paid speaking engagements and commissioned articles.

    Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town

    Cory Doctorow

  • British Dictionary definitions for writerly writerly adjective

    1. of or characteristic of a writer; literary

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