Hi Michael Metcalf! :)
Of course, you are right by saying not everyone can be a Medium Superstar. Certain topics work better than others and of course, it’s an advantage to be prioritized by the algorithm.
However, as mentioned, I believe Medium will keep growing, here’s a post I shared in my Facebook group:
Consistency is definitely a huge part of the success, just look at some of the most successful people here, most of them publish daily.
I hope you’ll enjoy your writing journey and soon reach your desired goals! :) All the best