Image of NewsBreak logo created by author on an iPad. Money can be made, but I’ll take a pass Many writers on Medium have branched out by contributing their work to NewsBreak. One author stated that for every penny he earned on Medium, he made a dollar on NewsBreak. I was intrigued and decided to … Continue reading Five Reasons Not To Write For NewsBreak
I not only “won” the competition by writing over 50,000 words, I advanced as a writer and creator. Background Over the years, I heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), butnever took the plunge. When I stumbled across an article promoting it lastOctober, I signed up immediately and made a $30 donation to their 501(C)(3).My … Continue reading NaNoWriMO Virgin: Debriefing My Experience
Screenshot from author's computer November 15, 2021. During Week 2 of the NaNoWriMo challenge, I completed 16,244 words. Added to my progress from last week, I have a total of 30,825 words toward my 50,000-word goal. I edited out an additional 489 words from the original 12,187-word document that I started with (from 2018), for … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Virgin ~ Insights From Week 2
Navigating the first week through my new adventure. False Start In 2018, I began writing a novel loosely based on my teenage years growing up in coastal Orange County, California, during the late 1970s: an era of sex, drugs, and rock-and-roll. After completing 12,187 words, I got distracted and tabled the project. But in October, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Virgin
Photo and “artwork” produced by the author (Joyce O’Day). Will this novel marketing move drive up membership or lead to the decline of the platform? I recently read the provocative article This Feels Very MLM by Emory Ann published in Feedium. Like Emory and most of her respondents, I was disappointed to see Medium sink to … Continue reading Who’s Ready to Promote Medium’s New Referral Program?