23 Experiments for Medium Writers
Forget the 10.000 hour rule for mastery. Try the 10.000 experiments rule instead.
If you’ve already read “Skip the Line” by James Altucher, you know that experiments are the fastest way to learn new skills, test ideas and to make progress.
If you haven’t read it, do it now. It’s great. I’ll wait for you.
Great. Now, let’s get started with the experimentation.
Here are 23 experiments for Medium writers you can try. Have fun and see what happens. I’ll do the same.
- Publish shorter articles (< 300 words).
- Publish a book, 1 chapter at a time.
- Write serial fiction.
- Publish 10 poems.
- Write fan-fiction.
- Write a new episode for your favorite TV-show.
- Publish a posts that consists entirely of other peoples words. Give credit, of course.
- Publish a post that consists of a bunch of social media posts.
- Publish a course, 1 lessons at a time.
- Publish an images-only post.
- Publish a video-only post.
- Write a series on “What I learned today”
- Publish an action guide to the last non-fiction book you’ve read.
- Publish 10 ideas about a certain topic.
- Write an article in every major topic on Medium — even when you don’t have a clue about it.
- Publish an article you wrote many years ago (on another platform)
- Publish a piece of writing you did in school.
- Write in another language.
- Leave blanks to fill in by the reader.
- Write a letter.
- Steal an article, but change every word in it.
- Steal an article, but make it about an entirely different topic.
- Write an addition / part II to your most successful article.
That’s it. Those are the 23 experiments for Medium writers, I came up with. What are your ideas?
Reply with 10 ideas for further experiments for Medium writers and I will check out your posts and give 50 claps to my favorite one. :)