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: notunremarkable (@blog) — a collection of daily photo collages highlighting three notable things of the day along with other personal writing.

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v0.11.2 is out now! This is an important update that fixes bugs with federation, among other things — we recommend all admins upgrade.

Read more on the @writefreely blog:

Did you know you can create your own editor to publish to / ? We created a Glitch app to showcase this, using the SimpleMDE Markdown editor! (

Try it out here: boosted

New submissions are coming in for the writing prompt this week! Read them on @cues and follow the links to contribute:

We have a new / theme this week from our community! This one comes by way of Scotland, from @matt. boosted

: Flirting with Nihilism (@jelacaze) — a thoughtful blog ranging from personal essays on life to musings on online identity.

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Added a new tool for reading Medium articles in peace:

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

Ghostwriter is a minimal and distraction free editor for Linux and Windows (there's a macOS beta too).

I put it on full screen with dark theme and focus mode on. When I want to go gung-ho I also enable Hemingway mode which disables the backspace key.

Show thread Cyber Monday sale 

Just five hours left to get 25% off Pro for — we've extended the deadline to 11:59pm EST.

To get started, just grab a yearly Pro account here:

Have questions about today's sale? Check out this forum thread about it:

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We're doing something a little different this year — trying to encourage more people to start a blog with a sale on Pro. For all of tomorrow, you can get a year of Pro for 25% off our normal price — just $45 per year.

Besides giving you all the features we offer, your subscription helps directly fund development. Just upgrade between 12:01am and 11:59pm UTC to lock in this price permanently.

Want to talk about federation on ? No need to sign up for our forum -- we'll also be hanging out on SocialHub:

Feel free to stop by and ask questions or start conversations! boosted is a federated blogging application. You can self host it or use any of the instances. @write_as has paid service and also some great human beings. Really good work. You can even follow the posts from your mastodon account. boosted

ActivityPub mentions on #WriteFreely are coming Soon™!

Here's a bit more info about them, including how you might use them to have fediverse conversations around your posts:

Want to get involved with development?

We just added a "Good First Issues" label in our development tracker, and our first task up for grabs: adding ActivityPub "attachments" information for images included in a post.

Learn more about how to get started on that here: boosted

Every week, we put out a new to help get your thoughts going. This week:

What would you do if you weren't afraid?

You can submit a response over on

And we'll publish accepted responses on our @cues blog! boosted

#writefreely is probably the best small blogging platform I have ever used boosted

#Writefreely for #YunoHost has been upgraded to v0.11.1

Detailed Fixes:

Major Features:
* WriteFreely Command-Line Interface

Upgrade with the following command:

$ yunohost app upgrade writefreely -u

You might've noticed slower-loading pages on recently, coming from our Matomo (analytics) server.

We've seen a ton of new people writing great stories and sharing them widely — which is great! But it was a bit more traffic than our servers could handle.

So we've just upgraded everything to handle current traffic loads and give us plenty of room for the next million-plus monthly visitors.

Keep on writing and sharing your stories! And let us know if you still notice any slowness.

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