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Need help installing ? You can jump over to our forums to ask for help or see if anyone else has encountered the same problems.

Discussing the project in a public place like this helps our small team (@matt) save time answering common questions, and makes it so more people can benefit from / join our conversations.

And if you want to support the project, please feel free to help others in the community. Any help you can offer is welcome and appreciated!

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We're working to build a suite of tiny, focused tools that all work together, and share the same simplicity and privacy-awareness of This little platform is just the start.

Now you can along with each of them right here in the fediverse:

@readwriteas - stories from
@snap_as - photo and album hosting
@htmlhouse - HTML hosting

@draft_as - collaboration on text
@jot_as - private, encrypted notes boosted

Now your page has an RSS feed!

Feed readers should automatically detect it when you input your site URL, or you can add "feed.xml" to access it directly:

Been getting some great responses to our latest writing prompt. Here are two entries:

Let us know what you've been up to lately. Write up a response to share with our writing community @readwriteas, no sign-up needed:

We created a new writing prompt for anyone to participate, no sign-up required — just write about what you've been up to! Accepted submissions will be showcased over on our writing community @readwriteas. boosted

@write_as thanks for the shoutout ! The source of the theme is available here[1] as SCSS that needs to be compiled to CSS. That’s more manageable than the compiled version if somebody needs to tweak something 😊


We have a new theme this week from @Crocmagnon! One great thing about it is that it lets you toggle between a light and dark theme depending on the reader's browser/device settings! boosted

Getting reports from people in Indonesia that they're unable to access Things look fine from where we are, but they're getting this error: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

Anyone have experience verifying if this is indeed censorship happening, and if so, working around it? Retoots appreciated! boosted

For : Muse & Reason (@comment) – the blog of “philosopher and historian by training, Operations Director by pay cheque,” Robert Winter. Full of fascinating musings on leadership, philosophy, history, politics, business and technology.

Previous posts: Pro deal 

We want to help you find out what could come from intentional exchanges of writing between you and someone you care about.

Now by upgrading to Pro, you can get a free additional subscription to share with someone. Start writing together.

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And what if our family & friends wrote on the web along with us? What more would we learn about them that we couldn't read from their social media accounts? What new modes of expression could they discover?

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Writing on the web not only gives us an outlet for self-expression but also a window into what we care about most. There's a part of us that family & friends cannot see from our social media updates or phone calls, a part of us that is best expressed in writing. boosted

Hey! We're a new app from the @write_as team, helping you accept and review writing submissions on the web.

We're built on the same pared-down writing experience you get with, and closely integrated with the platform.

Next, we'll support publishing to any #WriteFreely instance, and other blogging / #ActivityPub platforms! Our overall goal is to create a #FOSS submission system built just for digital publications on the web and fediverse.

We're starting a series of user interviews to highlight the great people who use

Our first chat is with @DavidBlue, founder & editor of the digital magazine @Extratone. boosted boosted

Coming soon: multiple reviewers on! This will enable your team to create prompts and review submissions together.

We'll keep you updated on this feature here and on @submitblog. boosted

My content is my content. It's unlikely but I might want to refer to it in a years time or migrate it elsewhere.

Great that @write_as has an free, easy to use export option.

'Your data on is always free. Download and back-up your work any time'. boosted

Did a small #writeas API wrapper for #php. Currently no authentication, and only support for posts. More to follow.

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We just released another Glitch app! This one takes a post and transforms it into a customizable web page. Just write something, add a little CSS, & you're on your way!


This app is powered by a new feature in the latest release — an API endpoint that turns Markdown into HTML. Learn more about WriteFreely v0.12 here:

April saw a ton of improvements, new releases, and new aspects to! We're excited to share all these with you in this monthly update:

What a great ! Special thanks to everyone who participated & followed along.

To commemorate the great poetry we received, download & enjoy the submissions from this year's National Poetry Month as a free eBook!

Be sure to join us next year for National Poetry Month on!

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