Well, I find this article quite sad, given that it describes the waste of years in servitude. But hopefully it will stop other wannabe professional writers from going down these paths.

But one thing kind of interested me: when you talked about social media as the biggest free content scam of all, did you consider that Medium is itself social media? It has all the hallmarks, though in my opinion it gets it right. Communities within communities and lots of thoughtful dialog. Very little spam, and of course no ads.

This is why I started writing here. I like the feedback and seeing what resonates. Money is always nice but I make good money as a writer and have for years so…

Former software marketer. Former musician. Writer, nine non-fiction books, two novels, Buddhist, train lover. Amateur cook, lover of life most of the time!

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