Moving Work from GDocs to Medium — Watch Out for This Error!
This morning a poem of mine went live. I opened it up and to my horror all of my stanza breaks were different! I did what any reasonably upset writer would do — and I made it WORSE by messaging the editor, asking why someone changed my work, thoroughly offending them.
Horror upon horror!
Now, that my mind and my coffee have settled a bit, I have discovered that when I copy-pasted my poem from Gdocs, where I wrote it, over to the Medium editor, where I then submitted to the publication — somehow in that transfer, the Medium editor threw in a…