There could be exceptions, of course. We know that Medium isn't focused on fiction or poetry, so views are much harder to earn there. Others have reported a disappointing shift in views among certain topics if the writer isn't promo…Are Views Really Down On Medium?1.5K17Shannon AshleyMatthew DonnellonMar 24, 2019·1 min readYou can do well in fiction and poetry too. As long as you publish regularly. Especially since they split Lit into Fiction and Poetry. My stats have always gone up since I joined in August, no where near your levels. But definitely rising.