Why Leaving Medium Was the Best Thing For My Writing

And why I’m back

Anastasia Frugaard
ILLUMINATION-Curated
5 min readSep 22, 2023

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When my earnings on Medium suddenly dropped after the change in their distribution policies at the Fall of 2022, I blamed it on myself.

Was my writing not good enough? Was it boring? Off-putting? Was I boring or off-putting? Did I not engage enough with my readers? Did they get tired of the topics I chose to write about…

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