Weegy: If you focus on the statement, you will quickly see that the real "basic" of academic writing is academic thinking. Without your careful, considered, laborious thinking, writing is merely a transcription of empty words. [ Thinking, of course, is hard work!! -- and that is why so often writing seems like hard work.
But, you say, that last statement can logically apply to any form of writing, even a letter to a friend. What do we refer to ... (More)