Writing Goes Out into the World and Makes Things Happen!

Writing gets stuff done. The Constitution is a piece of writing! Your grocery list is a piece of writing! That text message you last sent is a piece of writing! All these examples are doing work!

Writers Think and Act Rhetorically by Considering Audience and Their Purpose for Writing!

Writing is a social and a rhetorical action!

Writing is a Knowledge-Making Activity!

This mean that through the very act of writing you learn and discover and produce new knowledge!!!