Share a draft

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  1. Enter edit mode either by starting a new draft, or by visiting your story page, clicking the  three-dot button in the top-right corner and choosing Edit story.
  2. In edit mode, click the  three-dot button in the top-right corner of the page.
  3. From the drop-menu, click Share draft link.
  4. Copy the draft URL and share it with your friends.

Once you have published your story, you will have additional share options including access to a Friend Link for your story.


  • Your draft is available to anyone logged in to a Medium account who has the URL; it is not locked or private
  • If a reader is signed in to Medium, they can leave private notes for the author.
  • Only the original post author can make edits (or editors if the draft is in a publication).
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