. From the given sentence form a feminine noun from the masculine noun given
The author was on the verge of a new idea.
- Feminine noun is the noun that represents the female equivalent of any word.
- The given word Author means anyone who writes or composes anything.
Considering all the given options -
A: Writer - Writer means anyone who writes and hence it is a common gender noun.
B: Writeress - This is a wrong word in itself.
C: Poetess - Poetess represents any female who compose poems and it is a female equivalent of word Poet.
D: Authoress - Authoress is any female who writes or composes something and hence it is the female equivalent of Author.
Final Answer: The correct answer option is D i.e., Authoress.