I'd like feedback on my Hub: SAILING ON THE EDGE: Chapter 3

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  1. James McV Sailor profile image68
    James McV Sailorposted 5 years ago

    Hi Hubbers,

    I'd like some help with passing the Quality Assessment Process. Will you please give feedback on my Hub SAILING ON THE EDGE: Chapter 3. What can I do to improve? Thanks!

    1. Fiction Teller profile image60
      Fiction Tellerposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hi James,

      I have no idea what standards HubPages uses for fiction. But I suspect the problem is the Kindle Amazon ad. I suspect HubPages doesn't consider it directly relevant to the hub.

      1. James McV Sailor profile image68
        James McV Sailorposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Interesting, but actually, tablets, laptops and even cell phones are VERY important navigation tools for sailors theses days, which relates directly to my memoir (you may be right though).... Thanks

  2. days leaper profile image60
    days leaperposted 5 years ago

    OK.  I was on there for about thirty seconds as Im no sailor.  The main thing hit me long before this and my first impression may be all you need.  So, here goes.  Hope it helps.

    Well, the pictures are beautiful, as far as I looked at least, creating an image of absolute paradise then you read a few lines and it's all potty mouthed (swearing) and complaints.

    1. James McV Sailor profile image68
      James McV Sailorposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Its possible that you need to read Chapters 1 and 2 to understand the lead-up to Chapter 3...

      1. days leaper profile image60
        days leaperposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        what Im saying is you may be wrong footing readers showing paradise, yet talking about the rough times.

    2. Askme profile image81
      Askmeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      "Potty mouth" I don't see it.  Shit happens is not a slew of profanities. Even watching Conan on TV I have heard shit used.  Don't be such a prude. It isn't gratuitous use of profanity.  I think the story is great and the photos beautiful.
      James google "hubpages complaints" it may give you some insight.  It is the same people over and over that get picked for Hub of the Day. It's a high school click and great stories get overlooked while simplistic ones like how Gummy Bears are made or how to do a Zen garden are promoted and given accolades beyond comprehension.

      1. James McV Sailor profile image68
        James McV Sailorposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks Askme.... I appreciate your input (and tend to agree with your assessment).... one of the interesting aspects of HubPages is that "they" want to control the ads I place on my Hub, but I have no control over the ads "they" place..... Why are there ads for a dating service (?) on my Hub that have nothing to do with my topic?


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