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How do you measure your success when it comes to writing?

  1. savanahl profile image69
    savanahlposted 6 years ago

    How do you measure your success when it comes to writing?

  2. DIYmyOmy profile image72
    DIYmyOmyposted 6 years ago

    If I'm writing nonfiction I consider success to be about how simply and clearly I have explained the topic.

    If I am writing fiction I gauge success by the degree of absolute honesty I have achieved in my work.

  3. Seth Norman profile image60
    Seth Normanposted 6 years ago

    If I can reexamine the writing months or years later and still be proud of it, then I consider myself successful.

  4. JayDeck profile image72
    JayDeckposted 6 years ago

    If it reflects the vision I had when I began writing the piece, then I deem it a success.

  5. Dillon James profile image59
    Dillon Jamesposted 6 years ago

    Depends. Are you writing to sell your work, or simply for the sake of creative expression? If the first: from responses gained from manuscript readers and potential publishers. If the second: readership feed back-responses....

  6. Rhadoo7 profile image58
    Rhadoo7posted 6 years ago

    I think you can measure your success in writing after things like: how many visitors your articles are getting, how many people are liking them, how many people are sharing them with others, how good they are ranking on Google and so on...

    After all if no one is reading your articles you can't have any success...