piece of writing


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Noun1.piece of writing - the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect); "the writing in her novels is excellent"; "that editorial was a fine piece of writing"
bowdlerisation, bowdlerization - written material that has been bowdlerized
title - (usually plural) written material introduced into a movie or TV show to give credits or represent dialogue or explain an action; "the titles go by faster than I can read"
black and white, written communication, written language - communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)
cryptogram, secret writing, cryptograph - a piece of writing in code or cipher
rewrite, revision, rescript - something that has been written again; "the rewrite was much better"
literary composition, literary work - imaginative or creative writing
literature - creative writing of recognized artistic value
literature - published writings in a particular style on a particular subject; "the technical literature"; "one aspect of Waterloo has not yet been treated in the literature"
matter - written works (especially in books or magazines); "he always took some reading matter with him on the plane"
literary criticism, criticism - a written evaluation of a work of literature
section, subdivision - a self-contained part of a larger composition (written or musical); "he always turns first to the business section"; "the history of this work is discussed in the next section"
epilog, epilogue - a short passage added at the end of a literary work; "the epilogue told what eventually happened to the main characters"
paragraph - one of several distinct subdivisions of a text intended to separate ideas; the beginning is usually marked by a new indented line
diary, journal - a daily written record of (usually personal) experiences and observations
inscription, lettering - letters inscribed (especially words engraved or carved) on something
manuscript, ms - the form of a literary work submitted for publication
autograph - something written by one's own hand
treatise - a formal exposition
adaptation, version - a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form; "the play is an adaptation of a short novel"
essay - an analytic or interpretive literary composition
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing - writing that is venerated for the worship of a deity
screed - a long piece of writing
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
dramatic composition, dramatic work - a play for performance on the stage or television or in a movie etc.
dithyramb - a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
plagiarism - a piece of writing that has been copied from someone else and is presented as being your own work
transcript - something that has been transcribed; a written record (usually typewritten) of dictated or recorded speech; "he read a transcript of the interrogation"; "you can obtain a transcript of this radio program by sending a self-addressed envelope to the station"
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Some of my readers may remember a little book from her pen, published in Paris, a mystically bad-tempered, declamatory, and frightfully disconnected piece of writing, in which she all but admits the foreknowledge, more than hints at its supernatural origin, and plainly suggests in venomous innuendoes that the guilt of the act was not with the terrorists, but with a palace intrigue.
Just because people did not get his esoteric piece of writing.
When the teacher thinks aloud and crafts a piece of writing in front of his or her students, it reveals possibilities and creative strategies that students can apply to their own works.
But the star attraction will be a handwritten draft of The Singular Experience Of Miss Anne Duffield -Lennon's longest piece of writing - which is expected to fetch more than [euro]40,000.
Stephens' dialogue hurtles the two together at an irresistible pace and threatens to tear them apart at the same speed it is clever, witty, sad and engrossing - an excellent piece of writing superbly acted.
In Mother Tongue, entrants choose a piece of writing in their home language (not English or Welsh) and their entry is judged on the narrative explaining why it is important to them and their culture.
You've got to try to remain competitive' Don't miss our complete guide to a high-class running of one of the summer highlights, with Pricewise on the Ascot showpiece headlining 11 races on terrestrial TV The Olympic build-up starts here as Brough Scott interviews medal hopeful Tina Cook, daughter of Josh Gifford AND We search through our vaults to resurrect a classic piece of writing from Jeffrey Bernard 'I once approached Victor Chandler before the first at Sandown to place a bet and heard him say to his clerk: here comes the lunch money'
What a crass and offensive piece of writing this was.
Entrants are asked to send in a poem, a book review, a short story or any other piece of writing on the theme of celebration.
Intriguing and thought provoking, "Hidden Truths" is a strong piece of writing, sure to make readers think twice about what is normal.
Youngsters need to submit a piece of writing by October 31 and the most promising writers will then be selected to attend the course.
A fantastical blend of fantasy and romance, "Shadows of Forgotten Love" is a solid piece of writing, highly recommended.