Measuring the ‘ethical’ quality of writing

Sakthitharan S
2 min readApr 26, 2024

The quality of writing is not measured by how much time your reader spends reading. Neither on reader engagement metrics. To be clear, I am talking about ‘non-fiction’ writings.

It is in how much time the reader spends in thinking about the idea you shared in your writing. How many thoughts do your words trigger in his/her mind? More importantly how many changes it may or might bring to them.

While reading, the reader may nod their heads agreeing with your idea, shake when they couldn’t agree with you and they can even take time to…