How Did That Happen?

Anatomy of a viral story

The holy grail on this and any internet writing platform is the viral story. Hundreds of thousands of words have been written on how a writer can achieve that measure of success.

You’ll be happy to hear that this isn’t going to be yet another listicle on the top ten ways to set off the bells, whistles, and fireworks. It’s just an odd story that probably won’t…



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
William (Dollar Bill) Mersey

Daily Beast, NY Daily News, Daily Mail, Independent. Top Writer in nothing. Bottom Writer in everything! Curmudgeon first class