I'm basically done writing Red Quest: after more than five years of writing, few, if any, of my original goals for Red Quest have been accomplished… I thought, to cite one example, that writing about sex clubs and non-monogamy would make a bunch of guys try some of the strategies I suggest, then report back on what they found, but, instead, I've moved closer to the view that most guys interested in or peripherally orbiting this space don't get laid at all, or minimally (a view elaborated in
I think you've made an impact. I wouldn't say I am very involved in the pickup space, but I have always found your articles thought-provoking, and have enjoyed reading them. I'm sure many people like me feel the same. All the best for your future.
"Regarding my failure to move the needle in any larger way, it might be that most guys simply don't like reading"
I think the more likely explanation is that you're simply not a very good compelling writer. Your pieces are overly long (a common rationalist trait), use turgid prose, and you spend much of every article repeating the same points over and over and providing copious links (are these ever followed, or do they just decrease readability) to your old content. None of this is promising for mass appeal.