"What does writing mean? We live in a world where writing increasingly signifies an ever expanding variety of meaning-making practices. Whereas the word itself (“writing”) might suggest a homogenous object, even as literacy is always about something besides a graphic use of language, so is writing always about something. We don’t just write; we write about something. As we modify “writing” with various adjectives, the implied homogeneity explodes with possibility depending on descriptions of place (school, workplace, civic, social, and bureaucratic settings), form(informal, formal, generic, elaborated, short-form), mode (linguistic, multi modal, visual), technology (interactive, distributed, synchronous or asynchronous), accessibility (private or public, archived) and audience (one writer addressing an individual or many known or unknown others)..."