I’m Going to Tell You A Secret

Carol Burt
5 min readMay 11, 2023

You can write all day, every day, on Medium, but if you don’t read the work of others and comment, clap, etc., you aren’t going to be successful here.

Yes, I ended that sentence with a preposition. That’s another nice thing about Medium that we sometimes take for granted. You can write any cock-a-mami thing you wish. If you spell it wrong, the word-processing program we use to write on Medium usually clues you into the fact. There’s a lot that is good about Medium — and some that is pretty frustrating.

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.