Happy Medium: How to Become a Medium Author

Landscape (Paysage)

  • Want to write for Medium, but don’t know how to go about it?

A detailed tutorial from Indies Unlimited will help you get started.

  • Although Medium allows you to import already published blog posts, bear in mind that Medium is not the same as, say, WordPress.

You might find yourself writing different content for these two platforms.

  • Note: The posts I’ve linked to have important info in the comment threads as well. Don’t forget to check out the comments.

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Image: Pierre-Auguste Renoir. Landscape (Paysage), c. 1917. Oil on canvas, Overall: 10 7/8 x 16 in. (27.6 x 40.6 cm). BF4. Public Domain.

 

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On Flash Fiction, the “drifting experience” of Poetry, & Security of WordPress

The ninth annual Gemini magazine Flash Fiction Contest is accepting entries. Stories displayed on personal blogs are eligible. Low entry fee, big first prize. Deadline: Aug 31. Go for it!

“…if the poem gave her that “drifting experience,” it is doing what it is supposed to do… this experience…is precious, rare, virtually extinct even…the preservation of this drifting experience is the purpose and promise of poetry.” — Matthew Zapruder

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