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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 boosted

Tomorrow is a big day. I'll be sending out the first new weekly issue of the newsletter from its new home via @write_as on web, rss, and subscribe form for email and in the 'verse ! boosted
Took a while, but I'm happy to announce WriteFreely support. Check out plan options here:

If you have any questions please send them over :)

cc: @writefreely boosted boosted

Fun fact: when you include photos in your blog posts, they show up in your posts on and other platforms!

Recent example from @flatmountain. boosted

Specifically, that blog is running on @write_as, a small paid service I operate, that also directly funds this community.

Since we're having a moment here in the fediverse :fediverse: today, I wanted to help show off what it can do. So besides welcoming newcomers to Writing Exchange, I'd also welcome you to start a free blog on @write_as, too:

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Welcome to all the new Writing Exchange users joining us from Twitter!

We're friendly here. If you want to send out an post, I'll boost it so you can start finding some followers.

Otherwise, check out the Local Timeline to see what conversations are happening. boosted

One thing I learned throughout the years is that absorbing information is more important than gathering. Wrote a new post on @write_as describing using Mailbrew precisely to get more time of my day absorbing what I gathered. boosted

hi, friends. it's been a while. tonight I fixed the café so it actually loads. 🎉

also added a little chat box, in case you want to talk to people hanging out 😊 boosted

We've heard reports that we're now blocked in China 🇨🇳

If you're having trouble accessing our site there (or anywhere), you can now use to get to it.

To share your blog or posts, just replace "" with "" in your links! boosted

Excited and honored to be a featured speaker at the Introvert Writer Summit, hosted by @jasraj and Lauren Sapala. It starts today and runs through March 9th — I'll be speaking on the 7th!

Read more about this free event and sign up here: boosted

profiles are still early; I'd like them to showcase both your @write_as posts and @snap_as photos in one place. then of course everyone can comment on photos, too boosted

5-year subscription sale 

Since I forgot to update some text on the website and caused some confusion 😬 I've extended this deal for another week — through the 16th 😌

Get 25% off our 5-year Pro subscription and help support us for the long-run:

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We're turning 7 years old today! 🎂

From a no-signup publishing platform to a home for 350,000 writers, we've continued evolving since 2015.

Here's where we are today, and a little review of the past year 🧵

5-year subscription sale 

As we did last year, we'd like to make this long-term plan accessible to more people.

So we're again offering our 5-year plan at a 25% discount for the next week!

Besides giving you a worry-free, permanent place for your words on the web, this is a great way to support all the work we're doing.

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A special thanks also goes to our 5-year customers! It means the world to have your support and confidence in what we're building.

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As we anticipated on our 6th birthday, we became profitable this year! That means we're decidedly here for the long-run.

Thanks to all of our customers, we can keep the lights on for decades to come, without resorting to outside funding.

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Writing Exchange

A small, intentional community for poets, authors, and every kind of writer.