Is Watering a House a Thing?


Andy Spears


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Turns out, watering a house CAN help cool it down.

I always thought my mom was just crazy and told us to water the house so she could have time alone.

That story was my top-earner in September:

Then, of course, a post about posts that earn on Medium came in at number 2:

And, as promised: DRAGONS! This one is about mental health — about how I learned to slay the dragons that once stole my days:

Next up: A story about earnings on NewsBreak — I’ve enjoyed the consistent payouts from writing there:

Rounding out the top 5, a piece on the content-sharing platform ManyStories:

I’m also pleased that a story about health policy and consumer protection came in a close sixth:

That’s it. That’s my summary of top earning stories for last month.

I have to say, I’m really enjoying the “changes” at Medium — it seems to mean the possibility to earn more and to earn from the types of writing I enjoy.

I guess I didn’t “have” to say that. But I did.



Andy Spears

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