Those tags are inspired, Clay Rivers! We all need to start using them.
And, yeah, all of this. I would add, a lot of us have writing degrees. Years (decades!) of professional writing. And shit-tons of experience and observations people want to read about. When strangers give you 50 claps, it’s not for nothing. Just because we’re not famous, just because Ev Williams hasn’t heard of us, doesn’t mean our words are less worthy. Doesn’t mean people don’t want to read us. He could get credit for finding the next Ta-Nehisi…or not.