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If you could only choose one, which is most important to you, quality in a Hub o

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    graceinusposted 5 years ago

    If you could only choose one, which is most important to you, quality in a Hub or the message?

    I think this is a fair question to ask, taking into account we all write Hub's at somepoint.

  2. Ericdierker profile image51
    Ericdierkerposted 5 years ago

    Great question, makes me think. Obviously we want both, as your question suggests. But for me the answer is "depends on the hub". Sometimes I write on topics of interest to me or even to work out a solution to a problem and then get feed back. Those have to be really tight as that is part of the process.

    Other times I get moved to write, it is almost like a deep meditation, and I get so focused on the thoughts --- details can get in the way.

    Here is a cool thing that I have found --- that idle deal, when it happens I go back and clean up my creation (or edit it into unpublished). And the formatting keeps me from going to far out there into no return land.

    1. profile image56
      graceinusposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Eric- Sometimes I have ideas for a Hub or two that I carry around for a while. As you say. medition and focus on thought's are required for any Hub to be writen .Thanks again.

  3. manatita44 profile image84
    manatita44posted 5 years ago

    By far the message!
    And bear in mind that messages can also have negative effects or destructive power. Many intellectual and scholars, academics and artistic people are more than able to influence us simply by oratory, artistry, finesse in writing skills, videos and presentations, etc, They stimulate our minds, but they are not necessarily able to stir our hearts. The minds stimulation is always short-lived.

    Still, I wish to stress here that the message may not necessarily be what we all need. Still, the strength of a good communicator, is to convey the spirit of what he says. Alas! not all can do this, so quality becomes important too.

    1. profile image56
      graceinusposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      manatita44- I like to think that a person who can make his/her point understood in the message, then the writer has completed his/her goal. Great answer and thanks.

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    Rayne123posted 5 years ago

    Definitely the message.

    I have been told that some of my poems can be felt and seen. When you write and it can paint a picture for someone, then the message has become clear.

    Like one said sometimes it is a negative message, however most of us that write usually give positive feedback. Most messages that are negative are done in a positive way if that makes any sense.

    Sometimes I am led to a certain hub that is a message for me. In other words, we can all get different messages from one writing.

    Most poems/stories are written to inspire. I know some ideas of my writings are inspired through the eyes of others.

    When Jesus spread his word, it was for a message to the world. Even though he spoke in parables he still wanted us to get to know our Father through him and instill the message into our hearts.

    1. profile image56
      graceinusposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Rayne123- I like your answer, however Jesus spoke in parables so that only a few would understand. And there was a reason for it. Thank you very much for your answer.

  5. celafoe profile image59
    celafoeposted 5 years ago

    Quality in the message of course.    Content is everything.     Accuracy and  truth (quality content) are All I care about.    There are many that are not gifted with  good writing ability that understand   things better than a lot that have great writing ability and I want to see what they have to say.   
    its amazing to me that so many on here that are so against anyone judging their work,  are wanting the site to limit people because they are not good writers .
    That is one of the good things about this site, it gives those a chance to hone their skills and learn to be better writers.

    1. profile image56
      graceinusposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      celafoe- Please correct me if I'm wrong, You are saying quality allows us to understand the context of what is writen?  If so, I do have to agree. Many thanks

    2. celafoe profile image59
      celafoeposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      yes Grace that is correct.  I only read  articles because I am interested in Truth and always looking for truths I have not yet seen.  .

    3. BlossomSB profile image92
      BlossomSBposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, too. The quality of the content is very important to me when I read and enjoy a hub.

 
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