One doesn’t have to publish everything one writes. That would give the bag away. Don’t want to do that. Writing in secret is thrilling. And you don’t have to hear me scream. That would be too obvious.
Stories have a habit of mushrooming and expanding out, which one article can’t handle. The follow-up article continues the story. A follow-up article should follow on from the first story logically. But, sometimes, it’s a different story about the same group and people.