On Medium you will get plenty of conflicting advice, like it or not.

You will be told that you should only publish in publications.

You will be told that you are better off self publishing.

You will be told that the secret of success is curation.

You will be told being chosen for further distribution is your ticket to riches

You will be told to write short stories.

You will be told that longer stories are better.

Then there’s the twenty two year old with a pack of shiny new degrees who has been on…