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Published in Medium, October 13, 2019
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Posted on Medium on October 5, 2019
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I had been reading Medium articles for a while - 3 articles at a time, which was what you got for free. At some point in 2019, I realized that I enjoyed this platform, and there were many more articles I wanted to read. $5 a month was not too much to pay to read interesting articles and become a member of this writing community. So many of the articles that come through my feed are on writing and how to make a living as a writer ON THIS PLATFORM. I decided to give it a try. The blogs I have written so far, have been rather light, as this first one. I have written 15 pieces on this platform since October 2, 2019 and I have made .21. I have not given up, but I have since realized that I get more reads on my personal werbsite. So I am giving it more attention now. But I haven't given up on Medium. I will try to do both from now on.
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First posted on Medium on October 3, 2019
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Gosh, What a year that was! It's hard to believe I haven't added a post to this blog since my last review of the year a year ago. I did add to my travel section, but not to this page. I recently did some reflection on whether or not to keep this website going, and wrote about it on my Medium page. The conclusion was - I will keep up the website and put more effort into it this year. But regarding my review of 2019: Here goes, in mostly chronological order:
Diane Aoki is a writer who explores other modes of creativity as her intuition leads her.