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J. K. Rowling is a prominent British author

An author is broadly defined as "the person who originated or gave existence to anything" and whose authorship determines responsibility for what was created. Narrowly defined, an author is the originator of any written work and can also be described as a writer.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=book }} [A compilation of the bibliographies and short biographies of notable authors up to 1974.]</ref>


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Intro  Author of a written or legally copied work  Relationship between author and publisher  [[Author?section=Relationship</a>_between_author_and_editor|Relationship</a> between author and editor]]   Compensation   See also  References  

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