I'm sorry this letter is so long, I didn't have time to make it shorter.attributed variously to GB Shaw, Pascal and others. Whoever first said it, it makes good sense to me and I know that my blog posts mostly get shorter as I edit them to make them clearer.
Apparently I've been wasting my time. According to an article in New Scientist, research into 75 Livejournal bloggers found that
the more words a blogger posted, the more friends they had and the higher their attractiveness rating.I tend to write short posts because I avoid reading long ones unless they're unusually well written. It looks like this isn't very common. What about you?