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[–]Chipit 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (5 children)

You might be right, but you're shit at persuading people with your writing. You go on far too long. You ramble and say whatever's on your mind. You repeat yourself.

You're never going to convert people to your point of view like this. Go read Cialdini about persuasion and Scott Adams about how to make points. And learn about paragraphs and how to write a short essay. Jeez.

[–]magnora7[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (3 children)

You repeat yourself.

That was intentional, to prioritize things by giving them more focus, as was the main thrust of the article.

Hundreds of people liked it, but you didn't. That's fine. I can't please everyone every time I write something, that's just something about creating media that creators have to accept.

[–]Chipit 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

Is that a technique used by successful writers?

Sticking your head in the sand and dodging constructive criticism just ensures you're going to shout in the wilderness and never get your point out beyond a few thousand people. Study persuasion, dammit. Learn how to write tersely. Get better.

[–]magnora7[S] 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Is that a technique used by successful writers?

Yes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GbCg71kf9g

I aspire to get better, condensed writing is the pinnacle of my aspirations. I want to write in a paragraph what others take a whole book to say. But when it comes to imprinting core concept, repetition (and the resulting prioritization) is key to the implanting of information. Just look at how the educational system works.

[–]FormosaOolong 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Is that a technique used by successful writers?

Welp, hostility certainly isn't.

[–]FormosaOolong 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

You might be right, but you're shit at persuading people with your writing.

You might consider re-reading this in the first person singular.