Thanks, Emily. The platform that I’ve had the most success on is Amazon’s KDP. Specifically, using their Kindle Unlimited program. Similarly to Medium, readers there just pay a monthly fee to Amazon and then get access to all the content in Unlimited. I think those payment models make it way easier to get readers. The writing that does well on Amazon is longer form than what does well on Medium, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be the length of a traditional print book. It’s not for everyone, but if you haven’t tried it I recommend giving it a shot.

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