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Getting Published On The Mighty For the First Time
Today I had my first article published on “The Mighty”. For me this is a huge achievement because the mighty has a massive online audience. Writing for the Mighty means I have a platform to share and raise more awareness about my illness Adrenal Insufficiency and the difficulties faced by people dependent on daily steroid medication.
The Mighty is a digital Publisher that connects people with disabilities and disease throughout the online world. They have a Facebook following of over 235,000 and their stories are often shared on media platforms such as CNN, Cosmopolitan, The Huffington Post, The Washington Post, ABC News, Buzz Feed and Mashable.
I must admit, I wasn’t sure if i’d even get considered. You see the Editors at the Mighty get stories sent to them everyday and they cant possibly publish everything they receive. However I thought I’d try and I gave it a shot and they replied saying they would love to publish my piece.
I’m so excited! This is a great step for me. I have dreams of being published in other places in the future but for now this is my first step. To make thing seven better, I was told I am a great writer and asked to produce more articles.
That made my day and so I’ll be sending another article in the coming month with the hope of getting published again!
To read my first published piece visit the link below:
To the person who wrote “FAT” on the parking spot for wheelchair users.