authorism

authorism

(ˈɔːθərɪzəm)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) the state or condition of being author
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Paul Dickson collected many in his book Authorisms: They include John Milton's roughly 630 contributions to the English language, such as love-lorn, satanic, didactic, liturgical and pandemonium.
In Authorisms, Paul Dickson traces writerly coinages (a coinage of the Elizabethan scribe George Puttenham) of words and expressions ranging from assassination (Shakespeare's Macbeth) to zombification (the poet Andrei Codrescu).