Style Matters On Medium — And Why It’s A Challenge To Be Original

Theodoros Pelecanos’ 1478 painting of The Ouroboros on Wikipedia

The alchemist’s symbol of the Ouroboros, the serpent, reminds us that all is one. Medium has an Ethos. Consider the headings, titles, quotes, and ellipses. Notice the beautiful, outsourced photographs and quotations.

“The true alchemists do not change lead into gold; they change the world into words.” — William A. Glass, A Temple of Texts

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James Gordon

James Gordon

MFA in Creative Writing. Writes about movies, mental health, and other topics.