This is an excellent analysis of writing — for anywhere, period. Thanks. I always look for your posts.

As for me, I write for myself first and hope that others can learn from my articles. I don’t do it for the money. That’s a good measure of impact, though.

My most successful article, 1982 in an engineering magazine, sold more than 10,000 reprints (paper, no internet). My most successful one, financially, on Medium was a real surprise.

What I consider my most important article that could impact many lives, my first on how diabetes impacts everyone, even those that don’t have it, and my latest on DNA as a universal identifier, has not gained much traction.

I have no way to predict how my articles will do or if they will get curated.

Most important thing I have learned: write about what you want and not what others do.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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