If you are looking for immediate fame and fortune, do not look at Medium, or writing in general, perhaps.
Writing Up Or Dumbing Down?
Simon Trepel, MD

you mentioned musicianship. Most musicians/artists play cuz they are driven to play. There is no expectation of fame or grandeur. And, the better they get, the more humble they become. I have some experience here.

Wondering out loud — if writers did not expect instant viral gratification, would we see so many listicles or ‘agree with me’ articles? For its own sake, your work grapples with catharsis. I appreciate that.

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