- writer's block,
- writer's cramp,
- writing case,
- writing desk,
- writing hand,
- writing on the wall,
- writing paper
Origin of writing
noun (used with a singular verb)
Origin of Hagiographa
Examples from the Web for writings
How sad, then, that her writings make scant mention the other great thinkers of her age.Sor Juana: Mexico’s Most Erotic Poet and Its Most Dangerous Nun|Katie Baker|November 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We do have the writings of Sextus Julius Frontinus—but what he wrote was a treatise on aqueducts.
The vast majority of the authors listed, however, have none of their writings preserved for us, or mere fragments at most.
Perhaps more enduring than her writings will be her role as the last public intellectual.
Neither Arabic or Swahili writings make note of Gedi, despite it being located 65 miles from the port city of Mombasa.Kenya Has Its Own Machu Picchu—the Lost Town of Gedi|Nina Strochlic|September 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Subsequent to the correspondence with Gowrie, in 1582, nothing further is known of these writings.Life of Mary Queen of Scots, Volume II (of 2)|Henry Glassford Bell
Men of wit and learning employ themselves to celebrate his talents, and to express their approbation of his writings.
The two most important of his writings now remaining are the two Apologies.
That he was often disappointed in these efforts, is shown by more than one passage in his writings.
For at mealtimes it was his custom to read the writings of great men.The Burning Spear|John Galsworthy
Word Origin for writing
"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."