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A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction. Some novelists are professional novelists, thus make a living writing novels and other fiction, while others aspire to support themselves in this way or write as an... MORE
A novelist is an author or writer of novels, though often novelists also write in other genres of both fiction and non-fiction. Some novelists are professional novelists, thus make a living writing novels and other fiction, while others aspire to support themselves in this way or write as an avocation. Most novelists struggle to get their debut novel published, but once published they often continue to be published, although very few become literary celebrities, thus gaining prestige or a considerable income from their work. Novelists come from a variety of backgrounds and social classes, and frequently this shapes the content of their works. Through public reception of their work, the literary criticism that comments on their work, and the novelists' incorporation of their own experiences into their works and characters, can also lead to the author's personal life and identity being associated with a novel's fictional content. For this reason, the environment within which a novelist works and the reception of their novels by both the public and publishers can be influenced by their demographics or identity; important among these culturally constructed identities are gender, sexual identity, social class, race or ethnicity, nationality, religion, and an association with place. Similarly, some novelists have creative identities derived from their focus on different genres of fiction, such as crime, romance or historical novels. LESS
Tom Clancy, best selling author of the Jack Ryan series, has passed away at 66. Publishers Weekly was the first to tweet out the news, with the New York Times confirming details. Many of Clancy's novels were turned into blockbuster movies, including The Hunt for Red October, Patriot Games and The Sum of all Fears. The cause of death is still unknown at this time. Clancy has another Ryan novel, Command Authority, set to be released this December.
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