A New Writing Platform?

Simily Offers a Space for Fiction Writers

Andy Spears
2 min readJan 6, 2022


Writers are often searching for new content platforms to showcase their work. Medium is a well-established player in the platform space, and a number of writers report earning money here.

$5000 a Month on Medium?. It is possible, at least for one writer… | by Andy Spears | Jan, 2022 | Medium

Recently, I wrote about my discovery of Simily by way of an article from Burk

A Competitor to Medium for Fiction Writers | by Andy Spears | Jan, 2022 | Medium

Now, Kristina God outlines her thoughts in a Top Ten List of sorts about why Simily is worth a shot. Plus, her piece contains a code for one month of Simily for free.

First, why do we even need a platform? Well, Kristina says:

The old-school personal blog is dead.

As writers, we need blogging platforms.

These online writing communities help us to build and grow an audience.

They help us to get our stories out there for people to read.

Her 10 reasons make Simily sound like it is totally worth the effort — especially if you’re into writing fiction and getting paid for it.

Why It’s Smart To Write on Simily | by Kristina God | ILLUMINATION | Jan, 2022 | Medium

UPDATE: I’ve signed up for Simily and published my first piece there. I plan to share my experience with the platform.

Publishing Fiction on Simily. What It’s Like to Write on a Fiction… | by Andy Spears | Jan, 2022 | Medium

What are your thoughts? Have you tried Simily? Be sure to check out Kristina’s post for the promo code!

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Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .