Fascinating!
Sherry Kappel
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Yuh, I’m not sure what the invite process is, either. I didn’t even really understand it back before the paywall went up; I’ve never been a viral writer and I don’t write clickbait (unless sarcastic listicles count??). So I never got what all was happening. I’ve kind of just decided my lot in life is to be confused? Maybe it’s a gene. Sigh. I’m hoping this is part of the effort to redirect what gets clicks on the site. I’m noticing more and more locked pieces from authors I like as well as from authors I don’t know, but on topics I’m interested in. Not sure if this is happening to anyone else, but it gives me hope that maybe this is the start of a slow tidal change to different viral pieces?? *clings to hips and croons into coffee*

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