How I Finally Caved and Blew My Medium Earnings On Myself (And Why I Don’t Regret It One Bit)

Becca Brooks
Coffee & Cake
Published in
2 min readDec 10, 2023

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The 8th of every month is like Christmas morning for us Medium writers.

I wake up bright and early, brew a soothing cup of chamomile tea, and eagerly check my dashboard to see those beautiful numbers light up — cha-ching!

This past month, my eyes nearly bulged out of my head when I saw I’d raked in $515. Five hundred and fifteen American dollars…for writing “silly articles” in my pajamas. I almost spilled my tea.

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Becca Brooks
Coffee & Cake

Aspiring writer seeking readers. Will write for food.