… methods to paper for others to attempt. In essence, they are training their potential competition. The cynical corner of my heart wonders how many folks are earning the majority of their money from other writers by teaching them how they, too, could earn money by writing. Are we just creating an endless circle-jerk of cash exchanging hands within our own industry rathe…
I’m not sure that’s cynicism as much as observation. Do you have any idea how many “book marketers” are internet marketers in disguise? Too many. It doesn’t work, of course. You don’t gain life long readers by hanging out the hook and pushing pain buttons the way you’d sell an arthritis remedy.
So why not here, too? I’m sure this article will quickly show that writing about Medium on Medium is like showing up at the playground with lollipops.
It takes a great deal of internal fortitude to continue writing about something other than that. Well said. Hope this gets a ton of reads. ❤