・The Stages From Thought To Post | Medium
Often, this is in the form of a tweet. If it works there, I may create a link post on my Tumblr. If that also gets a bunch of activity (or spurs me to think about the idea further), I then may graduate the thought up to a full 500-word (or so) post. And if that resonates with people as well, then I know I may have a good 1,000+ word column.