How I’ve Been Accepted on 9 Big Pubs in 3 Months Writing on Medium

The Startup, Towards Data Science, Mind Cafe, The Ascent, Be Yourself, and more

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The Startup (783K)

Towards Data Science (573K)

The Ascent (163K)

Be Yourself (163K)

Mind Cafe (131K)

Illumination (91K)

Invisible Illness (56K)

Data Driven Investor (46K)

Curious (36K)

I read many of the best writers here

I follow one rule for consistency

“I like to get ten pages a day, which amounts to 2,000 words.”

— Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

I started writing slow, then I accelerated

I apply tips from other writers

I developed a “writing process”

I learned to never run out of ideas

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”

— Stephen King

I know the pubs where I’ve submitted my articles

I start with an engaging intro/story

I’ve learned to get rejected a lot

I read the guidelines

Final thoughts

Keep writing. Writing itself won’t make you great by magic. But you’ll surely find the tools that’ll make you better in the journey.

Half engineer, half neuroscientist. Interested in humanities | Words in The Startup, TDS, The Ascent, Mind Cafe | alber.romgar@gmail.com

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