Dear Followers

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I don’t know most of you as you are now far too many to know, for one person to relate to, though there are those amongst you who are known and valued by me. Hello I salute you and your creativity, your writing.

I have thought about this letter and what to say in it for some time. There are people on here who I have known for several years since I first joined Medium in 2016, and others who have joined me in the asgt few months, the latter group in vast numbers. My following has seemingly gone up exponentionally, just at a time when I am posting less and less. I wonder why you follow me? How often do you read my writing, and what was it you followed me for. I ask because I would actually like to meet your needs so I am asking you to reply to this letter

I want to write what you want to read from me. I just need to know what that is.

I have been holding poetry back to submit elsewhere with first publication rights and that has been successful with two more acceptances last week. But there is much i can release if it would be appreciated. Do you know I have four volumes in print on amazon.

Do you want more about ADHD and neurodiversity?

More about mindfulness and spiritual adventures in mindfully speaking?

How many of you also follow my publication Mindfully Speaking — out of interest?

Do you want more on parenting, on emotional literacy, on my passion for gardening and the natural world?

I have a lot of books covering these topics but I never run out of ideas, just what to write that people might enjoy reading, find helpful.

Would you all prefer me not to post behind the paywall, how many of you are paying members of medium? there are over 18K of you now so I really would appreciate knowing this so please do respond to this letter in the comments.

Would you like me to post friends links on facebook so you can find free links to read from there, follow me on sylvia clare author facebook, or on instagram and I will try and learn how to upload more poetry etc on there.

Just let me know what you might be interested in, or am I just a name you clicked on and have no real interest in, which is also fine. Did you click on my name to try and get me to follow you back? Sorry if I didn’t, but there are just too many and I dotry to follow in reality.




Mindfulness teacher, poet, author of ‘The Well Mannered Penis’, ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ ‘Julia’ and others.

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Mindfulness teacher, poet, author of ‘The Well Mannered Penis’, ‘No Visible Injuries’, ‘Living Well and Loving ADHD’ ‘Julia’ and others.

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