v0.12 is just about ready! This upcoming version includes mentions, OAuth support, and plenty of small improvements.

For anyone interested in helping us test out this new version, we've just put out a release candidate for you to try today, and would love your feedback!


On a long train ride, from DC to San Antonio. Apparently I'm in the mood to code for fun this week, because I just added Gopher support in : writefreely.org/pull/273

Got our postcards in the mail today 😍 Will give these out at next weekend. And stickers!

Added a new tool for reading Medium articles in peace:


You can also grab the article as Markdown -- maybe even publish to !

In Prague this week for ! Looking forward to talking about and other projects the @write_as team is working on.

Hmm, wonder what's going on with these sites... instances with different branding and a suspiciously large number of users / posts 🤔

One is a Posthaven knockoff called Postheaven: postheaven.net
(nodeinfo: postheaven.net/api/nodeinfo)

Zen Writing: zenwriting.net (nodeinfo: zenwriting.net/api/nodeinfo)

Write-a-Blog: writeablog.net (nodeinfo: writeablog.net/api/nodeinfo)

It's finally here! Version 0.1 of , the federated, open source version of @write_as 🎉

Get the release for your platform here: github.com/writeas/writefreely

Then head over to our guide to get set up: writefreely.org/start

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