Please Stop Reading Crap Writing Advice on Medium

Sarah Cottrell
2 min readOct 14, 2021

I have a theory that if we can get everyone on Medium to stop clicking on the crap writing advice then it will finally stop choking up my newsfeed.

Here’s the thing about writing. You will not become famous or rich doing this type of work. At least, not overnight, anyway. Yes, you can improve your writing and networking skills relatively quickly. And sure, you can land some marvelous publishing opportunities that allow you to grow a wonderfully supportive readership who will share your work on social media. But no, you’re not going to go…

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Sarah Cottrell

Writer + Editor | Slow Living + Science Nerd | Rep’d by Folio Lit | Follow my stories here: https://sarahcottrell.medium.com/membership