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The meaning of "Novelist" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does obscure Scandinavian novelist mean?
A: Obscure means something that very few people know about.
Scandinavian is an adjective that means related to Scandinavia. Scandinavia is the countries of Denmark, Norway, and Sweden.
A novelist is a type of author.

An obscure Scandinavian novelist is an author from Scandinavia that few people have heard of.

Synonyms of "Novelist" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between He thinks of himself as a novelist. and He considers himself as a novelist. ?
A: In this sentence, they are the same.

Other questions about "Novelist"

Q: “Hemingway has said that he felt blocked as a novelist after writing his…”
Could you please tell me why there is the present perfect, if it obviously was a long ago?
A: I think it's okay to use the present perfect because they are referencing a non-specific time and they are probably focusing on the present result of Hemingway's words. Sure, you could just use the present simple "Hemingway said that he felt blocked as a novelist after.." and I would probably do that, but the 'has' is acceptable here for the 2 reasons I mentioned above.
Q: He is one of the most (high)-paid novelists in the world.

Which do you use in this situation high-paid, highly-paid, or highest-paid?
Please tell me there are no answer in this three.
A: I would use highly-paid.
Q: He is one of the most highly-paid novelists in the world. Does this sound natural?
A: "highly" is correct, though you don't need the hyphen!
Q: Perhaps due to the novelist's backgrounds, "The Sense of an Ending" is quite thrilling when the story unfolds, and pregnant when the novelist tells you about his mindset towards aging or life through the protagonists’ voices. To respect those who are going to read this book, I keep from telling you the story line here, though, bear in mind that this book is a page-turner. Does this sound natural?
A: Perhaps due to the novelist's background, "The Sense of an Ending" becomes quite thrilling when the story unfolds and when the novelist tells you about his mindset towards aging or life through the protagonists’ voices. To respect those who are going to read this book, I will keep from telling you the story line here, though, bear in mind that this book is a page-turner.

This is really good !!
Q: What's your favorite novelist?a small introduce about her(his) book?
A: JK Rowling, George RR Martin, JRR Tolkien are very good fantasy novelists, but can be a little complicated to read, especially George and Tolkien (he wrote in older English). Hope you like them :)

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