There is one other type of writer – the casual writer, not in it for the money, but writes more than blog-style posts. For that person, writing quality is important and their stories have a point. For me, I hope to cause people to think or have a story change their life.
My most popular story, losing 40 pounds and keeping it off for 31 years, has earned the same as my other 79 articles. It has earned 20% of my first article in 1982 on databases. You never know what will be a hit.