In my small way, I want to honor you by writing about breaking the silence.
I mean, I do end up writing, but in a twelve hour writing day, I have about four hours of actual writing.
In the years that I was writing my biography of Earhart, I became smitten with her personality.
To make a living off of fiction, most writers must be as attuned to marketing as they are to writing.
Sara says Hubbard, while he was writing Dianetics, kicked her stomach several times to attempt to cause a miscarriage.
But all the musical, ocular, and facial beauties are absent from writing.
Did you suppose I was asleep there, or writing poetry all alone, or what?
If I have, I shall be well paid for writing the history of Bertie and his friends.
No one was in the schoolroom but Miss Young, writing a letter.
I know of one gentlemen only, at the present writing, that it represents.
"system of human intercommunication by means of conventional visible marks," c.1300, "written characters; words, sentences," verbal noun from write (v.). From late 14c. as "action of composing in characters; craft of writing; one's own handwriting."
Old English writan "to score, outline, draw the figure of," later "to set down in writing" (class I strong verb; past tense wrat, past participle writen), from Proto-Germanic *writanan "tear, scratch" (cf. Old Frisian writa "to write," Old Saxon writan "to tear, scratch, write," Old Norse rita "write, scratch, outline," Old High German rizan "to write, scratch, tear," German reißen "to tear, pull, tug, sketch, draw, design"), outside connections doubtful. Words for "write" in most I.E languages originally mean "carve, scratch, cut" (cf. Latin scribere, Greek grapho, Sanskrit rikh-); a few originally meant "paint" (cf. Gothic meljan, Old Church Slavonic pisati, and most of the modern Slavic cognates).
For men use to write an evill turne in marble stone, but a good turne in the dust. [More, 1513]To write (something) off (1680s) originally was from accounting; figurative sense is recorded from 1889. Write-in "unlisted candidate" is recorded from 1932.