English version

put/set pen to paper

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishput/set pen to paperput/set pen to paperTCWRITEto begin to write pen
Examples from the Corpus
put/set pen to paperGood old-fashioned motives for putting pen to paper.In February of 1942 and again in May of that year he had put pen to paper and logged his past.I have put pen to paper sparingly, aware that pictures speak louder than words.So if you are fun-loving and open-minded, put pen to paper.So why not put pen to paper and win a wardrobe of fashions.He then put pen to paper, and soon a stream of adjectives was flowing.And striker Geoff Ferris is likely to put pen to paper for 12 months.I had written a very fine book in my head before arriving, without setting pen to paper.
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