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Dotwriter rejected my article. Here's the article.

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by hasan7707, Oct 18, 2015.

  1. hasan7707

    hasan7707 Junior Member

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    I submit it, they reject. however, take a look.

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    I wrote this working hard.

    Not that it's the best, but they weren't also paying me 'k' bucks. It was only 8$.

    Is it so bad?
     
  2. LuckyCharm007

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    How many words is the article? I started reading it and skipped some paragraph.. Lots of fluff.
     
  3. nickvk

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    mickyfu will come and tell you first leave "dotwriter" !!
     
  4. hasan7707

    hasan7707 Junior Member

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    Haha, I'm sure he will
     
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  5. hasan7707

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    426 words bro. Though there's fluff, there are still ideas there.
     
  6. neu009

    neu009 Senior Member

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    Well not familiar with dotwriter at all. If the quality there is rather low I would not see why they rejected. On the other hand, should they focus more on quality then I have to say I would not accept your article either as
    1) too much fluff
    2) just does not read well and you need to work o that grammar and sentence structure etc.

    Good luck with the next one
     
  7. hasan7707

    hasan7707 Junior Member

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    I think next time, I'll make the gist of my article and then submit it. And of course, fix the grammatical mistakes.

    Not gonna go for dotwriter any soon.

    Thanks for your vote of confidence. Will try to improve in the coming ones.
     
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    I wouldn't pay $8 for that. You need to work on your grammar, because there are a lot of errors in that article.
     
  9. hasan7707

    hasan7707 Junior Member

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    Yeah, I overlooked that part. Donno why, I didn't take time to revise my article.
     
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    I hate to say it but at $8 they are going to be expecting native English is probably your issue. Right from the get go there are errors and you can tell its not written by a native English speaker.
     
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  11. hasan7707

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    Yeah, I'm not a native writer and that's not my best you see. I made that article in 30 minutes. Was just nudging dotwriter.
     
  12. kcollier63

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    To me, it seems that there must be a market for non-native English articles. This is something that I have been trying to find. Example: a non native English speaking person would like to write articles. Then, they need a native English speaking person to translate and "clean-up" their article so that it will pas all scrutiny. This is just a general idea of mine and I have no idea how to implement it!
     
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    Maybe it was rejected because of the profanity.
     
  14. Panther28

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    is that an article, or a little bit of turd that fell out your mouth?
     
  15. LoftPower

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    Do they give reasons as to why the article was rejected?
     
  16. Davidonucheyo

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    If you submitted that article to me and asked for payments i will most likely reject it charge you to court for "THE MURDER OF ENGLISH"
     
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    I will try to help the OP with some constructive feedback.

    As said above, for $8 I'm not surprised it got rejected.
    I hire native speakers that can actually write for around that price.

    The biggest problems are:

    1) It's some way off native level.
    2) It's structured poorly, is repetitive with too much 'fluff'

    Now, I believe non-native speakers can write at native levels (see: Joseph Conrad) and a lot of native speakers can't write for shit. There's more to it than correct grammar and syntax (see: BHW's posts by Jared and Aluminium).

    Some examples of both in the article are uncountable nouns being plural, missing articles, the use of 'etc, etc' and phrases like "success achievement"...

    I am staying in hospital overnight so I rewrote half the article. On my cellphone. I tried to keep it as close to the original article as possible. If I wrote it from scratch, I'd cut it in half, add some real life examples and quotes to make it more engaging.

    Is Luck A Fact?


    You work hard, and thankfully success follows. Inevitably, someone comes along to rain on your parade. 'You're one lucky guy!' they'll say, or something equally patronizing. Doubts then begin to creep in.

    Do we really need luck to be succesful? Or is "luck" an easy explanation for hard work and dedication?

    The answer is probably "both". Sucess is easier to achieve from a stable base. Especially if you're "Lucky Enough" to have a loving family, a good home and some savings to fall back on.

    However, there's also the flip side. A big house with nice cars could help you live fancy and carefree. To want for nothing. For many of us, that is "Living the dream". We desperately want the finer things in life.

    So, are the critics right when they point to "Dumb Luck"? Or are you not receiving the rightful credit for a job well done?

    Luck matters, that's true. Coming from a good family and a nurturing enviroment will undoubtedly give you a head start. But to be succesful often takes more than dumb luck.
     
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  18. thetoothfairy

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    There is a content market called Writelearnearn.com.post your article there may be u can get sale of it.from my opinion i think ur article is well written compared to average standard.
     
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    Interesting. I'll go there and write some articles. Let's see how they rate my content thanks
     
  20. contentkingdom

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    From a writer's point of view, your article has errors that you could have avoided had you proofread the article. I read a few paragraphs; I couldn't read the whole thing because much of what you are trying to say does not make sense, to say the least. Of course, the article is full of fluffs, and it's quite redundant. Moreover, your word choice is wanting for sure. Although you can use tools like grammarly to check grammatical errors, I can tell you from experience that this tool won't do the bigger part of the job.

    Your article simply lacks creativity. In my opinion, it doesn't deserve $8, much less even a penny. Sorry to be so dramatic, but it's true.