ink slinger

ink-slinger

slang A writer, especially one who produces a large amount of low-quality material for a living. I spent a lot of time after college as an ink-slinger for various newspapers and magazines while working on my first novel.

ink slinger

n. a professional writer; a newspaper reporter. The ink slingers have been at the candidates again.
See also: ink, slinger
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Politico is one of the leading digital publishers in the country, yet their sole Pulitzer Prize was awarded for the political cartoons drawn by their staff ink slinger, Matt Wuerker.
Development and acquisitions team, Ink Slinger Entertainment brought the turn of the century, rugged frontier project to Five by Five Media.
A wedding show ewe won't want to miss Some of the other |exhibitors at the Eclectic Wedding Extravaganza by All About Ewe at Fazeley Studios on February 1 include, wedding cakes by Conjurer's Kitchen, Birmingham (top); Jamball who make felt bridal bouquets (inset); bridal shoes by Frankie Lynn (left) and Ink Slinger Art, Redditch (above) and (below) DiscoShed
Is Jamie Thomas' reputation as an ink slinger dramatically growing?
Also said to be in the metal sculpting process for Cadillac Jack is a hybridized, stretched, nosed, rounded, channeled mid-century Caddy that is being created by the notorious ink slinger Baby Ray.