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One of the Best Writing Guides Often Overlooked

A treasure trove for not just for Medium but writing in general.

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Submission guidelines of publications are the source of authentic, non-clickbait information.

Editors want well-written and well-presented pieces for their publications. This means the best efforts are going into penning down detailed guidelines sans any withheld information.

Skim through them even if you’re not submitting.

You’ll learn the nuances from different perspectives. Some add to your writing skills. Others will help you build upon your formatting and article structure.

While the hidden treasures will tell you the significance of those 3 dots near your “Publish” button on the Medium editor.

Don’t fear the word counts. Passive reading won’t help.

Actively applying the tips to your own article as you go about editing or maybe even writing your piece is the fastest way to learn.

Thank you for your time!




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