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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

Have any input on the in ? We're working on small, gradual improvements now, and we'd love to hear your feedback!

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For : Souterra (@blog) - a growing archive of interesting videos, articles, and links ranging from food and tech to pop-culture and science.

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Want to turn a post into a single page site? Our new Glitch app uses the powerful Eleventy static site generator to do just this! Shoutouts go to Zack Leatherman for his work with Eleventy and Tom Critchlow for his site's design as the app's template.

Check out the app here:

Past Glitch apps can be found here:

The new theme this week has been a long time coming - our official "Dark mode" for the default blog theme! It pairs nicely with the dark mode of the editor.

Follow @themes for more custom themes to use for your or blog! boosted

For : tryingpoetry (@blog) - a blog of freeform poetry ranging in mood & subject matter - "interpret however you want."

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Our community is creating cool stuff with Glitch! Check out this user-created app that makes an archive of your @write_as blog that you can embed in a post:

Here's a new theme from the @write_as community. This one is from the online magazine Extratone!

Be sure to follow @themes for more themes to use & remix for your blog! boosted is doing wonderful stuff for the microblogging space! We wanted to give them a shout-out by adding one of their elegant themes to our collection. So here's "Marfa", the latest addition to the @write_as themes blog: boosted

@eff confirms that the Ring doorbell app on Android covertly shares personally identifiable information on its users with third-party companies, including boosted

"Facebook will now show you exactly how it stalks you — even when you’re not using Facebook"

You can view your off-Facebook activity history, clear it and disconnect if from your Facebook account using the new Off-Facebook Activity tool at

Glitch has a pretty awesome markdown editor. Why not use it to publish something? This app takes the project's README file and publishes it as a fully formatted @write_as post! boosted

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

Now we're hoping to get more feedback on the service before it fully launches.

If you're interested in trying this out on your team and giving us your feedback, I'd love to hear from you!

This would be completely free up front, while we're just looking for feedback. Then, if you decide you like it, we can make sure you get a price that fits your company's budget.

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I wrote a little about this on @matt last June:

Essentially, we started seeing these really interesting new uses for #WriteFreely, and decided to start pursuing this "collaboration" angle as a major service we offer. It's shown a lot of promise so far, and if all continues going well, this will permanently sustain us as an independent firm building #FOSS.

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Hey! It's @matt with another @write_as fedi account -- this time, for our upcoming service.

This is a new business-oriented service that we've been working on for the past few months and now plan to launch early this year.

It's built entirely on #WriteFreely, and gives organizations of all kinds a quiet space to write. Today, it's being used by non-profits, open source developers, and the team ourselves, as a calm alternative to chat and email. boosted

For : Body of Water (@bodyofwater)- a loosely connected narrative of poetry and images that celebrate the interdependence of ourselves to the world around us.

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Curious about how anonymous posts work? Learn more about how to use them in our @howto guide.

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Take an text block and transform it into a @write_as post with this Glitch app! Perfect for reading & sharing longer text blocks:

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