Oh, you poor deluded soul.
When you recommended something I wrote, I checked out your profile and read a bunch of your stories. When I found the organ story, you had exactly two recommends. After I recommended and commented on the story, my little posse checked it out and all agreed the organ piece was really good.
I’m not tooting my own horn here, because we are talking about organs, here. What I’m trying to explain to you is that Medium is like the mixing board, where all the feeds meet up and people adjust the mix to their personal taste.
You need a little education about CoatTail StarFucking™ (CTSF), the de rigeur academic term coined by that well known social scientist Jules.
If you read this article, skip down about one third of the way and you will get the full explanation.
With regard to your assessment of “sucking up the views,” don’t blame Gutty and me, Todd Hannula 🤓 and Lisa Renee are the heavyweights in this universe. He is a class-A star, with over 7.5K followers, while she is a class-G star with over 5K followers. The rest of us are, according to The Hertzsprung -Russell (H-R) Diagram, SF Ali and Gutbloom are “very faint” class-M red stars.
I’m just a small ball of flaming gas, as apparent from my writing.
Happy Father’s Day!