SF Techs asking writers to pay to sustain a platform they want to use essentially for themselves.
Carrie Speaking

Seems like several form letter templates would have been more humane. At a minimum, an extra sentence (with a variable). This rollout seems like a very half hearted effort — perhaps a spat with investors over squeezing creators before the roof caves in? Don’t know.

Hi $Name

We know you like to write in $TopTag. Guess what, we’d like you to pitch us! Pretty exciting, huh?

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