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Definition of Writing

Writing

  1. of Write
  2. The act or art of forming letters and characters on paper, wood, stone, or other material, for the purpose of recording the ideas which characters and words express, or of communicating them to others by visible signs.
  3. Anything written or printed; anything expressed in characters or letters
  4. Any legal instrument, as a deed, a receipt, a bond, an agreement, or the like.
  5. Any written composition; a pamphlet; a work; a literary production; a book; as, the writings of Addison.
  6. An inscription.
  7. Handwriting; chirography.

Writing Quotations

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin

Humans aren't as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were 'reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.'
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Your writing voice is the deepest possible reflection of who you are. The job of your voice is not to seduce or flatter or make well-shaped sentences. In your voice, your readers should be able to hear the contents of your mind, your heart, your soul.
Meg Rosoff

You can't build a plot out of jokes. You need tragic relief. And you need to let people know that when a lot of frightened people are running around with edged weaponry, there are deaths. Stupid deaths, usually. I'm not writing 'The A-Team' - if there's a fight going on, people will get hurt. Not letting this happen would be a betrayal.
Terry Pratchett

There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.
Ernest Hemingway
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Writing Translations

writing in Afrikaans is skrif
writing in Dutch is geschrift, schriftuur
writing in German is schreibend, schreiben, schreibend, schreibenden
writing in Italian is vergare, scrittura
writing in Portuguese is escrita
writing in Spanish is escritura, letra
writing in Swedish is skriver, skrift
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