An “Everyday Writers, Extraordinary Ideas” Issue medium.com
Kelvin Teo curated a list of his favourite quotes from Medium in April 2018. I was honoured (and surprised) to be included, with a quote from my piece Timeworn.
It’s a great feeling to get recognition for something I wrote. I already had positive comments on Timeworn, and inclusion in this list makes me happy. Also there are new writers on his list to discover. Recommendations mean a lot in the crowded online world.
So what does this mean?
I achieved my aim, of connection through words. The highlighted phrase is not my personal favourite from that piece, but it is someone else’s. Once it’s out there, we can’t control how our words are received.
I guess the takeaway lessons are
- write it and let it go
- submit to publications to increase potential readership
- celebrate successes, big and small*
- keep writing
*I think tea and cake is called for…