write about

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Verb1.write about - write about a particular topic; "Snow wrote about China"
authorship, penning, writing, composition - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
indite, pen, write, compose - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
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While his imagination was fanciful, even fantastic at times, he had a basic love of reality that compelled him to write about the things he knew.
She writes "that group discussions in our class can lead to brilliant topic (sic) to write about. For example, the story about Barbie [Emily Prager's essay "Our Barbies, Ourselves"] ...
And writing about vampires, I'm able to write about wide universal themes of life and death," she said.
The other option is to write about things you don't know.
Why did you choose to write about these particular four Catholic authors--Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Merton, Dorothy Day, and Walker Percy?
The book begins with fire, and I write about the fire of 1991 in the Oakland-Berkeley Hills, where I lost my neighbors and neighborhood and forests and the book.
If testing must be a matter of sitting down and writing in a set period, I recommend a test that provides some subject matter material for students to write about, as do the New York Regents exams.
About 150 men and women who write about dance gathered in New York City over the weekend of July 20 to 22 for the annual Dance Critics Association Conference in an effort not only to define themselves but to discuss the changes taking place in the world of dance journalism.
But I do sometimes try out new products to see how they work; and if I choose to write about them, it's usually because I like them.