My Comment Got Boosted

Be more interesting by turning away from your own navel

Amy Sea

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For those of you who are tired of Medium writers writing about Medium, I get it.

For those of you who feel a sting every time someone writes an “Aw shucks. Little old me?” piece about being boosted, I feel your pain.

But for those of you who read without commenting, there’s a better way.

For many writers, Medium is a place to finally get seen. You’d written thousands of pages without any witnesses and now there are witnesses! Halleluyah. You found a home for your work. Praise Jesus.

However, holy words aside, you didn’t come here to read. You came here to write and get read. Totally get it. You finally found a prom dress that fits. Who gives a shit what other people are wearing? Or writing.

For other Medium members, who were never writers, Medium seems like a good place to create a side gig. Writing schmiting, you think — anyone can do it. Just put two words together and blow. You’re here to master a side gig, gather followers and make some cash. That ain’t a sin. You’re an entrepreneur.

What if I told you that you‘re leaving money on the table? Would that inspire you to leave your hobbit cave and…

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Amy Sea

100 X Top Writer, Editor— MuddyUm Editor, Breast Stories Editor-in-Chief — Comedian, Satirist, Humorist, Top Writer. Publisher of Breast Stories.