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
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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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