Medium is the Message
Or How I’m trying to Write for Slackjaw
I‘m still figuring out Medium. Not just the tagging and mentions, but how to write for a publication. As someone who skews funny, I thought I should try one of the humor publications. Slackjaw seemed like a good one.
It said to fax them.
Was it a a joke? Was it the answer? Maybe it was both, like Shimmer.
‘It’s a floor wax AND a dessert topping.’
So I got into the spirit of it and faxed them. Which wasn’t easy.
People are busy, they have dogs to walk, they don’t always check their messages or social feeds. Maybe their fax machine is on the fritz. The elevator is stuck. Haircuts. I get it.
And so now I wait…
Every time you click that clap a puppy gets a belly scratch, an ear rub, AND a handful of super yummy crunchy puppy treats. But if you don’t, it gets the hose again. Just saying…