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lit·er·ary hack

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  1. hack, hack writer, literary hacknoun

    a mediocre and disdained writer

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  1. literary hack

    Hack writer is a pejorative term for a writer who is paid to write low-quality, rushed articles or books "to order", often with a short deadline. In fiction writing, a hack writer is paid to quickly write sensational, "pulp" fiction such as "true crime" novels or "bodice ripping" paperbacks. In journalism, a hack writer is deemed to operate as a "mercenary" or "pen for hire", expressing their client's political opinions in pamphlets or newspaper articles. Hack writers are usually paid by the number of words in their book or article; as a result, hack writing has a reputation for quantity taking precedence over quality.

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  1. literary hack

    A literary hack, also known as a hack writer, is a derogatory term referring to a writer who produces low-quality or unoriginal work, often quickly or to meet specific market demands. The term implies the writer is more concerned with speed and profit, rather than artistic merit or creativity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of literary hack in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of literary hack in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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