1 BOOK/ARTICLE/POEM ETCa) [intransitive, transitive] to produce a new book, article, poem etc
He wrote some very famous books.
Who wrote ‘Harry Potter’?
I can’t come with you – I have an essay to write.
write about O'Brien often writes about her native Ireland.
well/badly/poorly etc written The article is very well written.
The dictionary also says
GRAMMAR: Patterns with write • You write to someone: She writes to me every month.
• In American English, you can also write someone: She writes me every month.
• You write someone a letter, note, story etc: Please write me a letter soon. ✗Don’t say: Please write to me a letter soon.
• You write to someone about a subject or an experience: He wrote to me about his trip to France. ✗Don’t say: He wrote to me his trip to France.
• Write is often used in the progressive: I am writing to tell you something important.
We say "write articles" but I don't think we say "write about articles"
But we say "write about the trip" but not "write the trip"
It seems that we "write a general thing" but "write about a specific story / experience"
But that is my guess, I am not sure
What are the differences between "write something" & "write about something"?