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Weekend Summary May 23, 2020


One Medium article was curated. The other big news is one of the articles was curated by The StartUp, Medium's largest active publication followed by +638,802 people. Wow.

Another surprise was that I am now a "Staff" (?) for two publications: The Startup and The Ascent. I can submit my article to these publications. This is huge because all the "how to write/succeed on medium articles" suggest you do: submit to a publication! This is a big step.

(I am a writer for two publications and now, submit articles for a wider audience!)

For those who are unfamiliar with and its publications, it is:

Publications are shared spaces for stories written around a common theme or topic, usually by multiple authors.

It's a big deal because when your article is curated, it will have a chance to be read by more medium readers, which will increase the Medium partnership earnings.

I emailed Heated and no response. I looked at other publications and didn't find a one that my article would fit.

But now, they gave me an opportunity to submit - Yay!



I am working on a free ebook, "The how of Sushi: I came up with two covers and asked Facebook friends which one they liked. 5:4, and the blue cover was the winner.

(Blue is the winner!)

I am planning to finish this by the end of next week, maybe the first week of June.

Published Articles

My First Visit To Sushi Nozawa was as warm as the rice chef used

What dining at a rock 'n' roll sushi restaurant taught me about work

I Had No Idea Tuna Is The King of The Fish at Sushi Bar

What are some rules of restaurant kitchen etiquette that most people don't know about?

Tuna Sashimi maybe just a slice of fish but it's the most difficult to make

Author Page

Rare Sushi Ingredients: How would you feel about ordering, Mehikari, "Shining Eyes"?

Is there such a thing as cooked Sushi?

Does authentic Sushi have to be raw?

Comments from the Articles I Read This Week

A Guide to All the Restaurant Safety Guides

This is a collection of the various restaurant opening guides after the lockdown.

I believe the intent of the article/writer is good - to help others by providing information. What I find to be the problem is this: Too much information.

Business owners, especially the restaurant owners, are going through what could be the once in a lifetime crisis right now. They are under a lot of stress and have no time going through every detailed information like this to try to figure out what to do.

Alternatively, what I think to be the better solution is to offer guidelines visually. What I mean by that? Make IKEA instruction-like no words pictures only restaurant opening guidelines.

It will be easy to understand and clear. A picture tells a thousand words.

Other articles I read

4 Tips to Keep Your Articles in Front of Expectant Readers

Don't Take a Break From Social Media. Manage It.

The First Words are the Hardest to Write

9 Traits of Writers You Actually Want to Read

Books I read this week

Courage to be disliked, Ichiro Kishimi

The Courage to be Happy, Ichiro Kishimi


Views of Medium

191 views on one week

$4.31 earnings on Medium Partner program


See you next week!

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