Rating Work on WritersCo
You may have noticed that at the top of each piece of writing there is a ratings box. Surprisingly enough this is for you to rate that particular members work. So if you like, dislike, or just feel like rating a piece you have read, why not fire a number in the box and give them a rating. Doing so will not only help the author see what others think of their work, but also give you the feeling that you have accomplished something productive for the day!
How it works
Ok here is the math!
The rating is based on the average value from the last 20 votes, so if you have been rated once (say a 7), your final rating will be 7 divided by 20 giving you 0.35.
Therefore if 20 people rate your work and they all give you 7, your rating will be 7.
Value of ratings
We have not set a value to the ratings; we are leaving that pretty much up to your imaginations. But to help you on your way, 1 is the lowest rating that you can give, and 9 is the highest.
For those of you that need a kick start here is a rough idea:
1 - Utter rubbish not worth the read
5 - An average read, give it a go
9 - Absolutely fantastic! Do not leave the room until you have read it all!
Is there anyway to get a higher rating than 9?
Yes, there is.
The crew can add higher ratings to the rating box, which could possibly lead to a piece of writing getting higher than 9. This could happen for a number of reasons, all very legit of course. Perhaps in the future, to help encourage participation, higher ratings will be given to extraordinary pieces, or those submitted to events held at WC as a reward. Who knows? But for now, if you come across a piece with a rating of 9, you know that it is something you should be reading.
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