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Breaking a Milestone

If You’ve Been On Medium…

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You may have come across the first 100 rule. You know, the first 100 followers are the most difficult as well as the first 100 published stories.

I’ve been on Medium since April 2020 and published my first story in May. I recently published my one-hundredth story. This may be a slower pace than you follow, but it’s worked for me.




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Patricia Rosa

Patricia Rosa

I write engaging articles sprinkled with sarcasm. Writing in History of Yesterday, Writers Blokke and Illumination. Find me

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