The advice of publishing 3–5 stories a week is prevalent in many How To Be Successful articles. Get something in front of the readers as frequently as possible no matter how good it is.
This may be a stupid question, but here goes. Do you mark all of them as eligible for money or only the ones that you think are the best?
According to Medium you should save the best for the Partner Program. My concern is that the one I think is not that great will turn out to be the one I should have made eligible to earn money. My life tends to be humorous in that way.