Obsession and accidental writing goals

Although I have resolved to read more on philosophy this year, which is prompting some posts in examination, I deliberately never pledged to any specific writing goals for 2017.

There are tags and publications on Medium – such as “100 Naked Words” and the “52 Week Writing Challenge” – encouraging people to publish more regularly but I didn’t want to commit to anything like this after Write365.

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Obsession and accidental writing goals

Can we ever make the Medium we want?

Forcing change.

Maybe the algorithms have become more responsive or maybe I have changed the way I use Medium and not previously noticed how responsive they can be.

Follow new people, recommend different posts in different tags and a host of new content based on those actions instantly appears in my feed.

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Can we ever make the Medium we want?