I Made $10k On My First Medium Article & It Sucked All The Joy Out Of Writing

Writing became about one thing: going viral

Hannah Furst

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My first ever article on Medium went viral. It got 220k views and I made $10k AUD (my home currency). My first thought was, ‘Wow, it’s so easy to make money on Medium.’ I literally thought I could stop working and just start writing and make $10k on each…

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Hannah Furst

Award-winning Aussie podcaster, freelance marketer & screenwriting student. Some days I write satire. Other days I feel a bit more serious.