No, this article isn’t about the Civil War. Hang in there. The purpose of this photo specifically for this article will become clearer if you read more than the first three grafs. Photo by Scott Umstattd on Unsplash

MEDIUM IS NOT A NEWSPAPER

Georgia NeSmith
4 min readJul 21, 2021

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In response to: This untitled piece by

QUOTE: During the past 30 minutes, I’ve stopped reading several articles within two paragraphs. Let me tell you why. It’s because they are written in a creative non-fiction style, and if there is anything that irritates the hell out of me, it’s a piece with an intriguing headline that doesn’t capture what is written about in the first paragraph.

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Georgia NeSmith

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