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How does your writing changes people?



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How does your writing changes people?

One of the most important thing to a writer is changing peoples' feelings after they read something he/she wrote. I am just interested in your opinion! Is that change important to you? Have you ever changed after reading a good book, article or a blog? Or, did your writing cause anyone to change?

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emiaj55

To have that positive effect on you readers is one of the best achievements a writer could have. To think that by your writing someone have an affirmative reflection about life, your words touching their lives and communicating with their being. Really the aim of every writer is to connect. And knowing that you had a positive effect on your reader is a proof that you are a good or even a great writer.



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stbrians

Possessing such magic is what I dream of. Unfortunately I have not reached such a high level. Impacting people positively is the best virtue



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burgosmichael24

I remember my post here in this forum entitled "What is a Writer's Dream?". That explains my dream and purpose as a writer. To inspire someone, to make a positive impact in their lives and to bring them closer to God with my writings.



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jaymish3

I agree with this. I think that a real writer should aim to have an impact on anyone that reads their writing. I frequently read the books or blog of Iyanla Vanzant a spiritual teacher. Her writings and the way she uses her words heal my soul and cause me to take action. By reading her blog on a regular basis, I have learned how to adore myself and love my own company. I have learned that no matter what happens I will be just fine. This is powerful writing and this is what writing should be.



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Youngshark

Information is also important as when you give people the information you give them the power to change their lives. I read a lot of informational content from time to time and rely on the details to change certain life aspects or operate in a certain manner.



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theresajane

It actually depends on a writer and the type of writing that she's into. There may be writers whose aim is to inform. But, yes, I agree with you that writers should always think of inspiring people though it may not be everyday, a writer should always find a way to inspire people as it's what we need to keep going.



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Youngshark

If you really connect with what you are writing then definitely it may impact and have some form of deep affection from the people that you are trying to reach. This is because you will write in a more passionate manner.



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DenisP

I don’t think I could say that my writing has changed people on a wider scale, but I’d like to think that I’ve helped some people through whatever minor contact they’ve had with my writing, whether it’s in blog posts or just the comments here.

I like writing and talking about human psychology, mostly because so many of us have experienced many strong negative emotions to some degree. As someone who has been through a lot myself, I like to talk about the dark sides of our minds, my own experiences, and maybe help bring a little light to them. If nothing else my goal is to make people who are having a hard time feel like they aren’t alone, even if I can’t help them change.

Some people have told me that I’ve done just that for them, and that’s enough for me.



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stbrians

Better you my friend. It is good you have impacted others positively. This is something that I have not ever done.



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DenisP

There’s always time, my man. As long as we live with positive intentions and have compassion in our hearts for one another, there will always be opportunities to leave a positive impact on those around us.

It doesn’t matter whether it’s in our writing or just in our day to day interactions, there’s always the chance to make someone’s day a little bit brighter through compassion and understanding. In fact, sometimes just listening can do more than just always talking or writing.



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amelia88

Your posts are some of my favorite to read on here! I feel like you're always very well informed about the topics you write about, but you also have a very fun sense of humor. I know that I've enjoyed the interactions we have had on here - they make me smile, or laugh! How does your writing changes people?



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Youngshark

I also enjoy the posts due to the aspect of humor that is infused. I like to think of myself as a funny individual and I like reading or interacting with funny content and people as well since they are people I easily identify with.



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DenisP

That’s wonderful of you to say, and I greatly appreciate the compliment! The last few days have been a bit of a bummer for me so it’s definitely helped improve my mood. I’ve enjoyed my interactions here with you as well.

In any case, I like to learn a little bit about everything which I suppose can give off the vibe that I’m a well-informed dude. I can’t say that I’m that much of a scholar, but like I said, I like to learn at least a little bit about something new every day.

As for humor, I’ve always loved making people laugh because it feels great to make others happy, so I always try to sneak in some humor here and there whenever possible How does your writing changes people?



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amelia88

Hey, that's the best way to be in life! Constant learning is a wonderful thing and one of the things we're fortunate to have these days is information at our fingertips.

I hope that the few crummy days you've had are behind you - I had noticed you hadn't been around here but I'm glad that you're back and posting again!



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stbrians

I read one book recently has really changed how I look at things. The writer knew its impact and promised to pay $5 if the book fails to change your way of thinking.

i do not know if I have impacted people either positively or negatively.



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stormbreaker10

I just only hear one of the contents of the book on our meeting, the book of Tomas Andres(Understanding of Filipino Values) is about how you manage the manpower, to be better a leader. I just realize the other aspect of business is really easy to manage but the manpower, tsk -you can say is really a hard ache.



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hstinscdln

Not entirely change but I have given then thoughts and realizations that may have enlightened them to continue living. I write to entertain people and make them smile in a sense that they also learn something from my writing. I write to inform people wherein they would get something useful in that writing.



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Kakashi2020

I believe that I've helped a lot of people over the years through my event blogs. People have benefited from my blog posts a lot since it's free information of future events. Some have even become event aficionados because of my reviews of past events and information on upcoming events.



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burgosmichael24

I have a post here a few days ago entitled "What is a Writer's Dream?" and I think that is related to your topic. It is said that pen is mightier than sword and that is true. Our words are very powerful beyond our imagination. A single word can change lives. Our words are powerful that it can change people positively or negatively. So be very careful how we use our words. In my post, I stated that my dream is to influence other people and bring them closer to God through my works. My purpose as a writer is to glorify God through the ministry of my pen.



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allyn2017

I agree with you, we don't know that our article, pieces and works already inspire someone to dk something.



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allyn2017

There's this book that really thought me a lot of things. I read it when I was in high school it tackles about a lot sensitive topic, like bullying and rape. It is a very emotional book, but I have learned a lot from it.



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jpk0007

Well, I think that there are a lot of books, blogs or similar written work which has inspired me and changed my views about a lot of things. I think it is a part of our growing up as an individual and also as a writer. Have I inspired anyone through my writing? The answer to that question will be, I really don't know whether that has happened or not. I mean people have liked my work but never told me that something that I have written has inspired them. I think I will be very happy and satisfied when someone acknowledges that my work has inspired them in doing something.



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amelia88

I write a lot about travel destinations, and I hope my writing has changed people by encouraging them to visit somewhere new or head off that well-worn path to some lesser known spots. I hope my writing has given people some inspiration to see more of this beautiful world than they ever thought possible.



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esteban123

Yes I have experienced before when I read a particular book wherein I was motivated and change the way I view certain things in my life. It was good because it change my life from a negative thinker before into a positive one now which is simply amazing. I have never thought that for just reading everything will change.



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ajahcuizon

Reading can really have an impact into our lives. I have this belief that there is one book or story that will really stay in our mind. A book where we will start realizing things that were not there before. Good thing that you found yours, I also found mine and I am really grateful for it.



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esteban123

Yes that is right, through reading we can get a lot of good learning experiences and it is good for our brain because it feed us with healthy information that are very useful in our day to day living. It will really leave us memories that would really stay for a longer period of time on our minds.



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amelia88

I like reading inspiring self help books for that very reason. I like when I can learn things from a book that help to improve my life or change my way of thinking for the better. I'm always open to reading content like that, I think it helps us grow positively as people.



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esteban123

Yes reading could be a good way to waste our precious time since we are benefiting a lot form it and besides it can change our life and views into certain things. I sometimes write to inspire others and do well in their life because I want them to look life as an important way to do good things to our fellowmen.



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mdayrit

Contents that I have written is not really into inspirational type of article but more of information. So if you are to ask me how it changes people, I think it is by keeping them informed and providing them knowledge that they can use in the future.



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Jeane

It can be hard to tell whether some you wrote had a positive impact on the reader. I've read numerous motivational books and articles and though they inspired me to change, unfortunately that was but an ephemeral effect. That I suppose is the best a writer who is trying to change people should hope for.

For those who write primarily to inform, if someone understands what you wrote and they've got no further questions, you'd have successfully passed on some knowledge to that person. Is that change? I don't know.



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Corzhens

This is difficult to answer maybe because i am not a story writer who can elicit emotions thru their writings. As a short article writer the only change that I can cause is to lessen the ignorance of people on the subject because I always try to share something that will benefit the reader. Other than that maybe I can also make people smile or even laugh sometimes particularly when the discussion is light.



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jayjaydimson

I don't know if my writing changes people, but I think writing can inform people from the things that I can share with them.



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Martinsx1

Exactly! I completely understand and agree with you on this about not knowing whether your writing changes people or not.

It's actually hard to change people's minds but it's a lot more easier to inform people with what you write.



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ajahcuizon

I've read a book before that really changed my perspective towards the things around me. It taught me to be patient and dedicated. For now, I'm still working onto my content and I hope that it could also help other people to change their perspective as I experienced.



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cks003

In most of my experiences reading someone's writing, I will reflect and attempt to change if the message is significantly good and worth the change. That is considered a great success as a writer, and I believe the only way to find out if our writing creates an impact is when it garners large followings and comments.



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theresajane

I don't know if I have inspired specific people with my writing. But, what I know is that, I have been inspired by most writers of the books that I had read. Actually, I look for books to read that can inspire me. So, I really have an experience of being inspired by what I read. It's good in the feeling, it energizes my soul and wants me to keep going with my life.



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Martinsx1

Books are very inspiring if you managed to get your hands on one's that have the power to influence your life, attitude and personality.

There are some useless and badly written books that adds no value to your life no matter how many times you read them.



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Judas2018

I'd say my article writing helps inform people more about the horror genre in general. Including what's on tap for the future in terms of film, media, entertainment and upcoming projects.



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mcnasci24

My answer, I admit it now, is that I do not know. But I think that analyzing the question can lead to some interesting reflections. I believe that no writer can know at what exact moment he or she began to change the perspective of others. It is rather a process, something that has happened in the past, from which the writer can no longer be separated.



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jayjaydimson

My writing changes people because I can share with them all of the knowledge that I know that let them change the way they thing of something.



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mhingnhormz

How does your writing changes people: In my opinion it is because in writing you can express all thoughts without hesitation whether it may cause you good or bad. In writing you can say and share all your knowledge that can be use also to those who read what you write.



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agbuyarashel

I'm so into reading but I don't think I can I write so I'll just read. I really love authors because I know I'll never be able to do what they can. They have the power to give the readers the experience of becoming the character of their book by just reading their works. They let me the emotions that I can't feel in real life because I'm just a dreamer, I don't go out much.



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gutzman

Well that would be one of the very reason why you are reading or writing something aside from sharing or gaining knowledge. Writers most of the time wants the readers to be moved of what they have read. That way there is a communication happening between the reader and the writer. It is very important to write something that your readers might relate or get information from which makes them inspired and the like.



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kaushikangara

You can really make an impact on many people's lives. Try to write something inspirational, maybe your own story of how you overcame all your problems and have started writing a story of your very own struggle. Try to motivate people through your writing. People will listen and will try to work on that. A great book will have an ever lasting influence on many eager young minds. Also, in a polite way, you can also write about how getting into bad influence will make your life much more difficult.



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Bravosi

Well I'm not sure exactly because I never asked the people if I changed them somehow. I'm a public figure, I have a group on Facebook with 6, 000k people as my audience. I usually comment about events happening in my country. I think judging by the comments and likes that I receive I can say that I do affect them somehow. Their perspective of the world. As a journalist it's quite important for me.



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YoloBoy

Well it would depend on what content I am creating. I can change a person's concept on my stories or writings when I am more focusing on myself, people around me, the community or simply making poems and verses that catch people's eyes on it. One thing I do enjoy is to motivate people with words or expressions. Knowing that they do not have to suffer and feel alone and know that I am here to help and guide them is a great feeling for a writer. So inspiring and to guide is one way of how I am able to change people nowadays.



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esteban123

I think it is very important for a writer to influence the mindset of its readers because it can help them to have a positive outlook in life. Giving important and informative information is one way of giving the targeted readers to have a change of minds after reading those articles.



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Corzhens

I think so too that it is good for the writer to be writing something that can influence the mind of the people. However, it is not that easy although I have experienced that in my blogs before. The niche was pets and some of my blogs were about the details of pet caring particularly the food. Definitely I had an influence on the readers because what I was writing was about my experience so it is guaranteed to work.



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Jhey2018

As a writer you should know how to touch readers heart.We write to tell story,To give impact to every readers.We write to give information and to tell them what we think.I’ve been fond of reading when i read the book entitled “Who moved My Cheese”.The writer of the book really gives me impact and motivation to believe in myself and not to lose hope.Writing is a very powerful tool that changes mindset of anyone reading it.



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