Truthfully, I don't read the stuff you post because it's GIANT WALLS OF TEXT. Break it up a little? You should at least be putting dialogue on new lines. When there's so much text with no breaks, I get lost and my eyes start to go out of focus.
As for the rest of dA's prose/poetry, well uh. To be honest, it's mostly crap. |: Generally, I go to places that cater to that sort of stuff rather than digging around in a site that's mostly directed at visual artists.
AHAHAHA. And see.. that's only a recent habit because I was making it about a dozen times longer by splitting up lines. Which I liked except it made things really spaced out and I grew away a bit from it. [Possibly because my roleplay-style writing (which I did more of for a year) is more like that because it's so short.]
I dunno. |: *epic fail* I am glad someone finally said that they LIKE the paragraphs split up because I think I asked around a while ago and generally people preferred otherwise. I thought I was so weird.
its a lot of those reasons. if i am not interested in the story, if i dont know the characters, i dont have the time, its TOO deep and emo, its too scene-y.... too detailed.... i dont know. im picky on what i read. hi. bye.
Short attention span. I want to read it, really I do, but reading off the computer is hard anyways, and since it would be silly to print it out I don't bother.
I will always read fanfics my friends write though, mostly because they are awesome, but also because I know them in real life and they would punch me if I didn't. Or write me into a awful story on purpose. So I guess I only read stuff it I have to. o.o;; ...And the attention span thing.
Some other reason: It needs to grab me in the first 2-3 lines. If the word usage doesn't stand out, or if I don't get a feel for the rhytm, I won't read it. Also, being a very visual person, if I don't like the way a writer portrays images through their words, I won't read it.