A desk as a piece of furniture comments that your ideas are at work and on work.
An oak desk might mean that your ideas about work are solid and strong. Having a desk in the bedroom may comment that your concerns about work are inter- fenng with your intimate relationship or with your sleep.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
A dream in which there is a desk signifies discipline, authority, your dedication to your career and/or that you are processing data that took place at work.
If your desk is overcrowded with papers and files, then your dream is telling you it is important for you to become more organized.
If there is nothing on your desk, then this dream represents that perhaps you are too rigid and organized and it’s time for you to take some creative risks. See Business, Work and Processing Dreams.... Strangest Dream Explanations
When you are at a desk, it is a sure bet that you are doing work of some kind. In this way, a desk is a symbol of this consciousness. Work has different meaning for different people, so this symbol may be more or less literal for you if you are someone whose actual job involves sitting at a desk.
A desk connects to left-brain sensibilities and a need for organization and structure in your life.
What you were doing at the desk should be considered in your interpretation.
If there was a person in the dream associated with the desk, add the meaning you assign to the individual as a character aspect of your personality connected to the need to get more organized and approach a problem from a more practical angle.... Complete Dictionary of Dreams
If we work at a desk daily, dreaming about a desk can just be a reflection of our daily lives in the dream state. Otherwise, desks can represent work or established authority.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
To dream that you see and recognize your own handwriting, foretells that malicious enemies will use your expressed opinion to foil you in advancing to some competed position. ... Ten Thousand Dream Interpretation
To dream that you are writing by hand represents your self-expression and creativity. Consider the symbolism of what you are writing by hand and how it relates to your waking life. Pay attention also to the style of writing you are using and the patterns revealed by your handwriting. Graphology is the scientific method of identifying, evaluating and understanding a person’s personality through their handwriting. Graphologists believe that handwriting, just like dreams, can reveal hundreds of elements of a person’s personality and character; these includes glimpses into the subconscious mind, emotional responsiveness, intellect, energy, fears and defenses, motivations, imagination, integrity, aptitudes and even sex drives.
If you are reading handwriting in your dream, pay attention to that too, as it may reveal much about the person who wrote it.
For example, if you recognize your sister’s handwriting and it appeared shaky, could it be revealing her vulnerability; if any words were underlined or capitalized, did they underline or emphasize the message of your dream?... The Element Encyclopedia
Writing is a means of communication. In dreams it may be a symbol of communicating with others, but it mostly represents communication with oneself.
If you are writing in a dream or reading someone else’s writing, it may be an unconscious effort to become aware of forces or issues in life. Writing is a secondary form of communication. Speaking is more direct and less cumbersome for most. Thus, the written message in your dream may be disguised or may be less genuine than other forms of receiving information from the unconscious. You may be trying to figure something out and this might be the first step in that process.... The Bedside Dream Dictionary
Thinking about something; soning out one’s ideas and decisions; leaving one’s mark in life; expressing one’s inner feelings and ideas; one’s personal history. What someone you know has written: what you feel about them, their influence in your life and mind. ... A Guide to Dreams and Sleep Experiences
To account for something to yourself. But it may also mean an important message or tip. You need to turn to a particular person and discuss something important with him or her. Or, if you have an important question, this person may have an answer.... Little Giant Encyclopedia
1- To dream of writing is an attempt to communicate information that one has. Sometimes the instrument we are writing with is important.
For instance, a pencil would suggest that the information is less permanent than with a pen, whereas a typewriter or word processor would tend to suggest business communication rather than personal.
2- Writing as a creative art is meaningful, and as a form of self- expression it perhaps allows us to communicate when spoken words are inadequate. In dreams we may learn how to communicate with ourselves in differing ways.
3- The dreamer may not be consciously aware of his spiritual progression.
Dreaming of writing suggests a subconscious record is being kept.... Ten Thousand Dream Dictionary
(see Books, Billboard, Blackboard, Ink, Punctuation)
Consider what the writing says, and to whom it’s addressed first. Very often the words are a message from your own subconscious or ego that need your attention.
The creative process. Many writers tell me that they dream of writing things before they actually put pen to pad.
Writing with footnotes is a subconscious message to be certain you’re carefully checking your sources of information with regard to a specific person or situation. Don’t believe everything you read and hear without some other confirmation.
If writing appears in a journal, this represents the need to record events carefully This information will prove useful later.
Writing with a quill pen symbolizes the power and responsibility- for your words. Great documents like the Declaration of Independence were scribed with this implement, with due diligence. What declarations are you writing into your life?
Writing a manuscript that never gets finished, or finishing one that gets rejected, portends similar disappointments on the horizon.
Examine this situation closely to be sure you’re seeing everything that’s important.... The Language of Dreams
Vision: Watching someone else write: do not sign a contract— you would only regret it later.
If you do the writing: don’t take an oral agreement seriously—insist that it be done in writing.
Depth Psychology: Writing is often the best way to bring clarity to your thoughts, emotions, and ideas. Are you confused about something at present? Do you want to see something in “black and white”? What are you writing about? What are odiers writing? See Bill, Leaf, Paper, Receipt.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of writing symbolize that you may be “righting” a wrong, creating and manifesting your heart and soul desires, or you are realizing the power of the written wore to manifest, correct, mutate, change and/or create reality. Dreams of handwriting, as opposed to printed or typed words, represents emotions, feeling, expressiveness and personal style.
The most significant aspects of this dream are the words you can discern as well as the pressure the words are written in.
The heavier the pressure, the more impassioned the message. Consider the content of what you are writing as well as the feeling tone.... Strangest Dream Explanations
We may not be consciously aware of our spiritual progression.
A manuscript would suggest some aspect of ancient knowledge.
Dreaming of writing suggests a subconscious record is being kept. Spiritually our signature is a reflection of ourselves; it is a representation of who we perceive ourselves to be.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Psychological / emotional perspective: Writing as a creative art is meaningful, and as a form of self-expression it perhaps allows us to communicate when spoken words are inadequate. In dreams we may learn how to communicate with ourselves in differing ways. Computers are a way of writing just as much as pens. Transcribing information in a dream signifies committing it to memory. At those times when we are arranging legal matters or agreements, but are actually not sure if we are doing the right thing, our signature can appear in dreams as obliterated or illegible.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Material aspects: To dream of writing is an attempt to communicate information that we have. Sometimes the instrument we are writing with is important.
For instance, a pencil would suggest that the information is less permanent than with a pen. Our signature in a dream suggests that we have an appreciation of ourselves. We are prepared to recognize who we are and to make our mark in the world. Also consult the entries for ink, paper / parchment and pen / pencil for further information.... Dream Meanings of Versatile
Dreams of writing letters can mean the need to get in touch with people whom you haven’t spoken with in awhile.
Dreams of writing novels, plays or stories indicate that there is a creative streak in you that needs an outlet. Many great authors have received inspiration from their dreams.
To dream of writing and not knowing what you’re writing is a warning that you may be inadvertently communicating messages to others that they are misinterpreting in an insulting way.... Dream Explanations of Astro Center
If you dreamed of reading handwriting, it is a warning of deception within the circle of those you trust; if you were doing the writing, the dream is telling you that you are creating problems for your self through impulsive behavior; think before you act If your dream featured others writing, it suggests that you can be your own best friend by not letting others influence your judgment; don’t be tempted to act contrary to your principles.... The Complete Guide to Interpreting Your Dreams
(1) If, in a dream, you are writing, ask yourself what you are trying to express or communicate - and to whom.
(2) If someone else is writing, he or she may represent either someone in real life; or some part of yourself that is demanding attention, pleading for admission into your conscious life. In either case it will pay you to attend to what the writer is trying to tell you.
The dream may be revealing your deepest feelings and what you really think about a given situation. The person to whom your writing is addressed, in this case, represents the nature of what you want to express.
If the writer is someone else perhaps one aspect of your true self wants to get your attention. The contents of the letter can reveal valuable messages from your unconscious.
The mystical tradition, in this case, stresses the importance of the silence of words.
Dreaming of writing portends good news from relatives and friends.
If in the dream you write with difficulty or pain it portends unjust accusations.... The Big Dictionary of Dreams
To be writing or to observe another person writing in a dream may indicate that the dreamer is trying to communicate with someone. It could also indicate that the dreamer himself is trying to communicate with his own conscious self.
The term worm is used metaphorically in some common English expressions to represent weakness and sneakiness, as in “he wormed his way into the group” or “what a worm he turned out to be.” The worm also symbolizes bait and rich, fertile soil.... Dream Symbols in The Dream Encyclopedia
If writing figures in dreams, this is an attempt to communicate information when spoken words are inadequate. Your dream may be reflecting your true thoughts and feelings.
If you are writing down names and addresses in your dream, this may be a reminder to remember your friends and take note of your enemies. It also suggests a need to reflect on something, or sort out your ideas and decisions. Perhaps the instrument with which you are writing is significant. For example, to write with a pencil or chalk would suggest the information is less permanent than were you to write with a pen or fountain pen, and a typewriter or word processor would suggest that the information is connected to business, rather than personal, issues. Writing a novel or writing in general can also suggest a desire to leave your mark on the world in some way.
If the writing is by someone you know, this refers to their influence over your life and thought processes in waking life.
If you are writing to someone you know, he or she may represent the nature of the issues you are trying to express.
If you dream of someone else writing, this can show an aspect of yourself that is seeking to express itself.... The Element Encyclopedia
Writing is a means of communication. In dreams, it may be a symbol of communicating with others but it mostly represents communication with oneself.
If you are writing in a dream or reading someone else’s writing, it may suggest an unconscious effort to become aware of forces or issues in life. Take note that writing is a secondary form of communication. Speaking is more direct and less cumbersome for most. Thus, the written message
In your dream may be disguised or may be less genuine than other forms of receiving information from the unconscious.
You may be trying to figure something out and this might be the first step in that process. Sometimes the instrument you are using when writing is important. For example, a pencil would suggest the information is less permanent than it would be if you were using a permanent marker; a typewriter or word processor would suggest business rather than personal communications.
If you dream of leaning over to write on a blank sheet of paper, this suggests an opportunity to make a fresh start and if you are holding a pen, you have found a means to express your thoughts. Were you writing to someone you know or starting to write a novel? Whatever you were writing and whoever it was for, the message implicit in dream writing is that you have an urge to communicate either to someone in particular or to a wider audience. An ink blot in a dream suggests that you have doubts about something or someone in waking life. The shape of the blot may be significant if you can recall it.
If tears smudge your writing, this may suggest feelings of guilt towards someone or emotional difficulties.... The Element Encyclopedia