I Reached a Milestone on Vocal. media Today
But it is hardly worth mentioning
I can’t be exactly sure when I first posted on Vocal, but my earliest stories state they were posted ‘about a year ago. I didn’t join as a paying member immediately but I have been regularly paying my subscription for 9 months.
There have been a few bonuses along the way but sadly I never managed to win anything on the challenges.
So what is the milestone that I alluded to in the title?
Today I reached the grand total of 1 dollar earnings from reads. After a year and submitting 83 stories, I think I would have had more success standing outside my gate with a begging bowl.
A story that has earned me several hundred dollars on Medium netted exactly 2 cents.
This year I am trying to take stock of where I am in my writing career and complete a number of unfinished projects. Time spent on Vocal has not brought me fame, that is for sure.
I don’t like giving up on anything. Perhaps that is why I have so many unfinished projects lying around, in both categories of writing and craft, but in the year that I turn 70, I need to stop trying to do everything and manage my time better.
There is one more challenge I entered on Vocal, and the results will be out on the 11th of February. The chance of success is extremely small, but I shall wait to see the results before I cancel my subscription.