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Everyone Is Creative.

That’s right.

As Rowena Roberts said, “We are creative when we have a motivation to be when we have something that we want to put out in the world, that’s important to us.”

Who the heck is Rowena Roberts?

I am glad you asked.

Rowena Roberts spent 18 years using her words to give others a voice as an advertising copywriter. Now she helps people to discover and play with their own unique voice as a creative writing coach at Words Inspire.

She is also a guest on my recent podcast episode.

Give it a try, if you want to learn about:

To me, the quality of an interview (or any conversation) is based on the number of moments I say, “Oh, wow. I never thought of it that way.”

With Rowena, it was roughly every 10 minutes.

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But that’s not all.

There are also two important pieces I wrote which I wanted to let you know about.

They are both about writing. One is about what’s happening to Medium (spoiler: it’s important! — which is why it’s published under Better Marketing).

The other one is about how to make money on Medium (yes, I finally figured it out). It’s published under our brand.

The latter is so important, I almost can’t contain my excitement. If only I knew what I talk about in that piece — I would have saved myself months figuring this out.

Without further ado:

How Medium’s Upcoming Changes Will Affect How Writers Act

In short, Medium is introducing a brand-new version of their mobile app that will allow readers to focus more on the writers they already follow instead of promoting headlines and algorithms in content curation…

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All You Need Is To Write Your $1,000 Article

It doesn’t matter how you work. Do whatever you want. But to make money on Medium, you have to write viral pieces.

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Oh, and we also have a ton of great content from our contributing writers.

Two of my favorite ones are:

9 Sources of Writing Inspiration Today To Write Your Medium Article Tomorrow by Vishnu*s Virtues

This is the secret to coming up with fresh ideas for writing on Medium: you don’t come up with fresh ideas when sitting down to write. Your ideas come from every other aspect of your life before you ever sit down to type a word.

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How to Write For Love (Not Money) by Itxy Lopez

I’ve decided that I’m done giving a shit about the results.

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I agree with this one on so many levels.

And if for any reason you’re stuck, remember: just write and see what happens.

Yours truly,

Sergey Faldin

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