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    Writings and writing

    Eg. He is proactive in thinking and searching for ideas from different writings.

    Could I omit the s for writing?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Writings and writing

    It's better with the "s". Consider using "various texts" instead.

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    Re: Writings and writing

    Or sources.

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    Re: Writings and writing

    Can I say
    He is proactive in the searching for ideas from different writing.
    ?

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    Re: Writings and writing

    That doesn't work for me.

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    Re: Writings and writing

    If you really want to use the singular, you could use something like different genres of writing.

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