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penning

 
Noun penning has 1 sense
  1. writing, authorship, composition, penning - the act of creating written works; "writing was a form of therapy for him"; "it was a matter of disputed authorship"
    --1 is a kind of verbal creation
    --1 has particulars:
     drafting; dramatization, dramatisation; fabrication, fictionalization, fictionalisation; metrification; novelization, novelisation; redaction; lexicography; versification
    Derived form: verb pen1
Verb pen has 1 sense
  1. write, compose, pen, indite - produce a literary work; "She composed a poem"; "He wrote four novels"
    --1 is one way to create verbally
    Derived forms: noun pen1, noun penning1
    Sample sentence:
    Did he pen his major works over a short period of time?
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