On Medium, being seen and being read is what it is all about. We have the same goal, and I find it interesting to read this story, although it leaves many issues unsolved.
It is very hard to say exactly what is required in order to succeed. I addition to your tips I would say quality, quality, and quality! Interesting…
Sometimes you’ll want to check whether a view is displayed or not during a test. Espresso supplies a few matchers that might be useful:
doesNotExist() (this last one is actually a view assertion, not a matcher)
That has nothing to do with being selfish. I’d say a good author would be selfish if he were denying his gift, his content to the world!
In my experience, having the audience is absolutely essential for the creative process. Feedback is a mother to an artist! A Muse needs to be fed (back). It will eventually perish otherwise.