Except some people like myself -- perfectly good writers who could teach almost everyone here a thing or two about good writing -- never got curated.

I have never been able to figure out why. I know the quality of my writing is good. It better be, with me coming out of more than 30 years reading, writing and teaching writing in a highly educated (PhD) way.

I don't say this to brag. I say it as a recognized fact based on decades of people who are qualified to assess writing doing so in my favor.

When you've been writing and teaching writing as long as I have, cutely denying any form of significant expertise becomes an obvious ploy to get others so say, "Oh, but you are so good!" yada yada.

I truly have no idea why the gods of writing at Medium having looked down on me as unworthy of curation. And I've stopped caring.

I say this only to point out Medium's organizational and fundational assumptions (whatever they may be) are full of ugly holes.

Retired professor, feminist, writer, photographer, activist, grandmother of 5, overall Wise Woman. Phd UIA School of Journalism & Mass Communication, 1994.

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