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How good is my writing skills?

Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by Samurai-champloo, Jun 18, 2016.

  1. Samurai-champloo

    Samurai-champloo Junior Member

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    I'm a non native speaker and written lots of articles online during last 6 years. Around 400+. All are written for me by myself. I'm wondering how good it was?

    You can check my writing skill at videogamerplus. com.

    1. Do i have writing skill?
    2. How you rate my content out of 10?How much you pay for it?
    3. Can i start writing for others?
    4. Should i hire somebody to write for me?
    5. should i call myself a writer?
    6. I should stop writing!?
     
  2. Heisenberg

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    Judging by this title and post... no, you aren't a good writer.
     
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    Starting from the title, all the way to the post I saw lots of grammar errors.
     
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    I haven't taken a look at your articles. But for starters, the title of your post should read "How good ARE my writing skills?" You make that same mistake a couple more times in your post. So, just from that, I would say you have some more to learn before you can call yourself a writer or professionally write for others.
     
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  5. Samurai-champloo

    Samurai-champloo Junior Member

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    Thanks for quick feedback. I really suck at grammar. I use grammarly premium for articles on my blog. Can you check my articles quality?
     
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    i read a bit of your blog. it has a few grammer issues. I wouldnt call you a bad writer. But I would not pay for that quality of writing. sorry to break it to you. goodluck with your studies.
     
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    Haha thanks. My studies involves lot of mathematics and physics. And no creative writing. But i like to write even though it suks and as long as people understands.
    :(
     
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    Just try to write at something like iwriter .com?
     
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    You can't really call yourself a good writer if you're errors like that. I'm sorry, but this is just how things are. If you can't really grasp the grammar, you can't expect that your style would sound natural or anything. Still there are many other people that are not masters of the craft who are actually selling, so you can still give it a shot with a low price and not pretending to be a native. But if you are into physics and maths, it sounds like you probably have the brains for programming and this is what you should take up. Learn to code and you'll get a much higher rate than you ever could as a writer.
     
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    Nice try! But you still need a lot of English Lessons to learn. But you are getting there! Don't lose hope.
     
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    I have had a quick look at your blog and from the very first post it is clear that your English needs work. The problem is if I bought articles and got these then I would be unhappy and wouldn't use them. The problem is that native English speakers don't tend to hang around on sites with poor English. I know that may be wrong and snobbish but it's what happens. I would imagine that you can hold a good conversation in English but that's very different to try and convince a native speaker to trust and buy something from a website.
     
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    1. Yes, but not so great.
    2. 6/10
    3. No, you can't compete with Indians and Filipinos who write pretty much the same quality but at a far cheaper price.
    4. Yes.
    5. Anyone is a writer. Some are good, some are bad.
    6. No, you should improve your skills. Read many books, preferably literature classics i.e. Joseph Conrad, Hemingway, etc.
     
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    I am sorry to say but you are not a good writer. You can improve your writing skill by googling etc.
     
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  14. Samurai-champloo

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    Thanks for feedback guys. I think i'll outsource my content for my second niche and dominate it. It has potential to get 100k visitors and its easy to rank i believe.
    For my gaming blog, i don't have any clue to what to go after. It started out of curiosity and was experimental. I'll still write there. I can't write like native because i'm non native. I'll look for some english writing class online.
    I don't like coding stuff. I know c programming and python programming concepts but don't have much experience.
     
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    The thing is, i read online skimming. But when i try to skim content written by native us writer its hard to understand.
     
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    Writing in my opinion is a form of art. Proper writing can be taught and learned, however, the style in which one writes is a natural born talent in my opinion. You can pursue an education (schools/courses) which will teach you when to end a sentence, when to use an exclamation point and when to use "their" or "there". Even upon completion of such courses, you still may not be considered to be what I would call an "exceptional" writer. It can take years of practice and critique to really sharpen your composition skills.

    With that said, I wouldn't invest a ton of resources (time and/or money) in to courses/schools to improve your writing skills if your only plan is to write for a gaming blog. You'd be better off hiring a native US English speaker/writer to compose the content for you.

    Unless you have a personal passion for writing then spend as much time as you'd like to invest in sharpening your writing skills.

    One thing will "never" change and that's the demand for high-quality content writers.

    I would write full-time myself for others but I'm not too sure that I'd find anyone willing to pay my price. ;)
     
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    One thing I've learned from hanging out with awesome people on this forum: someone is ALWAYS willing to pay your price. Finding them isn't really too hard either. I target businesses that make a certain amount per year, so I know they won't flinch when I say $100+ per blog post, etc. I also found some nice clients on this site. Just put yourself out there and don't take anything lower than your original price. There's people who prefer cheap content, and they get what they pay for. Then there's people who want quality content, and they are willing to pay for it.
     
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  19. Samurai-champloo

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    Now i think, since my content doesn't qualified as a top quality content, can i write for people who need content for backlink or press release or article submission sites?
    Not just some spin or random articles but well researched unique article written by human for submission.

    Would you be interested to buy?
    How much you'll pay for such content?
     
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    1. Do i have writing skill?
    No
    2. How you rate my content out of 10?How much you pay for it?
    7/10
    3. Can i start writing for others?
    No
    4. Should i hire somebody to write for me?
    Yes
    5. should i call myself a writer?
    No
    6. I should stop writing!?
    No
     
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