I’ve been one of those people who moan about paywalls, but what is the alternative? Ads (which everyone hates) or job losses and closures that we’ve seen all over the internet at places like Movie Pilot, BuzzFeed and Cracked, to name but three. Writers need paying and Medium’s solution may not be perfect (I can only imagine the graft you’d have to put in to make enough for a living on the MMP) but it’s a start.

Navigating parenting with a disability and trying to write a novel. Email: davefox990@hotmail.com

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