What does writing have to do with words?


wiseGEEK Writing Contest

Writing is a precious commodity that represents a writer’s ideas, thoughts, and dreams, but without words such ideas, thoughts, and dreams are mere imaginations. Writing is a composite of words and writing that blend into volumes of printed works of art that become a source of information, of pleasure, and of knowledge for readers. Writing is factual words that enhance readers’ understanding of data compiled in an item of printed material. Writing portrays words as pieces of historical lore that enriches readers’ knowhow in relation to their present situation. Writing uses words to communicate to readers’ what, where, why, when, who, and how news becomes pertinent to their daily life. Writing demands words to be active to liven the meaning of a phrase, a sentence, and/or a paragraph. Writing compels words to be positive to increase the elements of a story, a fiction, an article, and an essay.

Writers use words to express the wonders of the universe; to awaken the motivation that lays dormant in someone else’s life; to inspire the downhearted out of their melancholy, and to avail readers of a better understanding of what the printed material is all about in relation to her/his way of thinking. Writers are word makers as they introduce speculative writing that are pondered upon and which ultimately become part and parcel of every day conversation. Writers utilize words to infuse tears, happiness, anger, as well as caricature into their works to complement the primary objective of a piece of writing.

Writing brings people together through words of binding agreements and harmonious consensus of minds. Writing links peoples of the world through the interchange of words, by the transmission of letters, and through the communication of news and information. Writing is the composition of words through the able hands and minds of writers, who endeavor to make it their life’s purpose to create a universal community of like minds. Writing is the proliferation of words that become the knowledge of a country, a state, or a nation. Writing is the writers’ expressions from the heart, the author’s concepts of the mind, and the artists’ convictions of the soul. Writing is a media of words through which peoples of the world transmit, inform, and relate their customs, traditions, and cultures across vast lands and seas.

Writers turn words into musical notes that become tunes of happiness; compose words into communications that warn of disasters, and compile words into a collection of writings that become a country’s historical data. Words that spill out of typewriters, word processors, and computers are conversations from the hearts of writers. Words that mirror the day to day events in the life of a town, a village, and a city are word transmissions from writers through reports and informational books, pamphlets, and booklets. Writers author words that cry, words that smile, words that harden the heart, and words that become points of concentrated activities for the benefit of the community.

Writers perfect words that bring warring worlds together through face-to-face discussions, wire communications, and consular representations. Writers focus on words to express ideas and to facilitate such ideas into tangible aspects of fair government for the people and by the people. Writing become words that are passed from generations to generations through literary works that impact the daily lives of people. Words are the arts through which writers endeavor to create literature that represent dreams of a past life through printed materials, audio visuals, and broadcast infomercials.

Writers use words to create laughter and joy through comedies; manipulate words to represent tears and sadness through fiction; exploit words to convey popular points of view through essays; utilize words to disseminate knowledge through articles, and further make use of words to communicate the thoughts, ideas, and concepts of a people through books, newspapers, and circulars. Writing are words that cry, words that smile, words that irk, and words that speculate. Words in writing that convey the truth become the wisdom of the ages. In writing, words of reason dispel distrust and turn doubts into a clearer understanding of ideas that people transmit through memoranda and notes.

Writing are words that become the solutions to riddles and puzzles. Where there is happiness, there are words of delight, and where there is sorrow, there are words of inspiration through printed pages. There are words that heal the sick and the ailing; words that boost the downhearted; words that uplift the weak, and more words that denounce the sinner as expressed in written works. There are words to write, to love, and words of love and of peace in the media of writing. There are words of wisdom out of the pages of classical works of art; words of freedom through the declaration of bills of rights; words of justice and truth that are compiled in volumes of judgments, and words of morality that uphold a nation’s laws of decency. Words bring gladness to a sorrowing heart in an ever-contrasting mood depicted in poetry. Words are pictures of hope and inspiration in tales of the human world as well as in stories of the animal world.

Writing are words that become symbols of goodness or of evil; generates words as images of the sweet and the bitter, and energizes words to represent the beautiful and the ugly. In writing, words that are used ethically and with respect become the lore of the future, the treasure of the past, and the wonder of the present. With words, a memory is rekindled, an action is inspired, a lonely heart is filled with joy, and a life is saved through the art of writing. The use of words in writing aids in balancing the power that have been mistakenly relegated into the hands of a few, as more words are employed to spread the vigor of authority into the bosom of a liberated populace. There are words of honesty, of lies, and of regrets in writing. There are words in writing that are rejected for the poison within their structures. There are words that are infused in written paragraphs that need a better construction to be fully understood.

The writer becomes the medium through which words are strung together into sentences, phrases, and paragraphs that describe the beauty of a flower, the wonder of a sunset, and the miracle of a birth. Words are precious commodities in the hands of writers as they produce manuscripts, books, and printed works that are consumed by readers, are admired by historians, and are transformed into musical raps for the benefit of a people’s enjoyment.

Writing is a power that consumes, an emotion that frustrates, an idea that elates, a rambling that wanders, and a gift that is blessed. Writers wield enormous power as they use words that sway opinions to their favorite agendas. Writers evoke emotions as they weave words expertly through pages of scenes, creating tensions and frustrations that readers experience. When writers come up with an idea for a story, they construct it in such a way that readers find themselves caught in a mesh of possibles and impossibles. Some times writers fail in their endeavor to develop a successful literary work because they make up words that are weak and ramble through mazes that do not relate to the complete understanding of the story. Writers are gifted individuals because they develop words that enhance the meaning of creative works, printed or otherwise.

In the final analyses, writing and words are combinations of literature for the enjoyment of a people; for a nation to ponder upon through debates and arguments, and for readers to digest and assimilate into their history. Writing and words are positive activities that become the knowledge and intellect absorbed by peoples of the world. Words are writers’ main artery through which they invite readers to peruse, argue, and assimilate theories expressed in essays, fiction, articles, and various informational materials. Writing turns words into a happy medium, into a confused state, into a powerful exchange through which writers maintain a strong link between readers and words.

Writing and words become the realization of a dream, the deep passion that eats away at the very core of writers’ dilemma, the creation of a literary work that enhances the yearnings of authors, the fulfillment of a promise to write a popular book for universal consumption, and the urge to produce a literary copy that would cultivate thoughts of truth, honesty, and reality. Words and writing are perfect combinations of works from master artists of the past, the present, and the future which are adopted by different countries for their own edification and education.

In the world of writing, words are, and have been, passed through generations of literary artists, thereby becoming the media through which people learn the events that impact the lives of their own nation, whether or not the words are worthy and truthful to their own history. Written records are lost sometimes or falsely written with the purpose to deceive or deviced to look like the truth, however, words are used to document events that are pertinent to the history of a country and the question of the truthfulness of such events may or may not be discovered until another event happens that may run in contrast with the previous record. The onus of responsibility in such cases therefore rest on the writers, whose honesty and dignity become the important characteristics that qualify them to complete such documents.

submitted by Lilia P. Westmore