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In order to communicate effectively, we need to order our words
and ideas on the page in ways that make sense to a reader. We
name this requirement in various ways: “grammar,” “logic,” or
“flow.” While we would all agree that organization is
important, the process of lining up ideas is far from simple
and is not always recognized as “writing.” We assume that if a
person has ideas, putting them on the page is a simple matter
of recording them, when in fact the process is usually more
complicated. As we’ve all experienced, our ideas do not necessarily
arise in a linear form. We may have a scattering of related
ideas, a hunch that something feels true, or some other sense
that an idea is “right” before we have worked out the details.
It is often through the act of writing that we begin to create
the logical relationships that develop the idea into something
that someone else may receive and perhaps find interesting. The
process of putting ideas into words and arranging them for a reader
helps us to see, create, and explore new connections.
So not only does a writer need to “have” ideas, but the writer also
has to put them in linear form, to “write” them for a reader,
in order for those ideas to be meaningful. As a result, when we
are writing, we often try to immediately fit our choices into
linear structures (which may or may not suit our habits of
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