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Looking for something to read? Use this Glitch app to find a random post from a Write.as blog.

writeas-randomizer.glitch.me/

It pairs nicely with @readwriteas as a way to explore new blogs!

We have some server maintenance scheduled for Monday, Jan. 20 at 01:00 UTC (Jan. 19, 8:00pm EST) that may cause some downtime for Write.as blogs hosted on a custom domain or *.writeas.com subdomain.

This shouldn't last for more than an hour overall, and won't affect the core application. We'll post again when everything is back online!

A new theme this week to use or remix for your Write.as blog! Check it out here: write.as/themes/crop-lee

Be sure to follow @themes for more great blog themes from our community!

Here's another for some creative encouragement! This week:

Find an object nearby and write about it.

You can write a response over on Submit.as: submit.as/cues/object

And we'll publish accepted responses on our Write.as @cues blog!

@matt took some time to talk about the origins behind @write_as , where it's headed, and what he's learned along the way in building usable software for creative expression. Thanks to everyone for backing our mission and making the project more than we could've imagined!

Check out the interview here: starterstory.com/how-to-build-

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talkplus.org/blog/2020/fediver

#fediverse in 2019

In 2019 the number of fediversed registered accounts increased from 2.500.000 users to roughly 4.300.000 – about 🎉 1.800.000 newcome

Five networks growing most rapidly in online server numbers in 2019 were:

#Pleroma +182
#Mastodon +159
#Writefreely +147
#Pixelfed +73
#Peertube +63

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Want a distraction free space to draft emails, make notes, and write out ideas with the peace of mind that your writing will always be there when you come back?

We created a new Glitch app that turns the Write.as editor into an autosaving notepad. Check it out here: writeas-pad.glitch.me

We have a new to give you some creative encouragement! This week:

What was the last kind gesture someone did for you? What was it? How did it make you feel?

You can write a response over on Submit.as: submit.as/cues/kindness

And we'll publish accepted responses on our Write.as @cues blog!

A new blog theme this week from the awesome folks at Fosstodon! Thanks to @kev, @mike, & the rest of the team for all the work they do for the Fediverse!

write.as/themes/fosstodon-hub

Get updates for new Write.as themes by following the themes blog here - @themes

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: I Am A Camera (@jasonpettus) — the personal journal of photographer/author Jason Pettus where he explores literature, music, technology, ASL, and Deaf culture.

jasonpettus.writeas.com

Previous posts: writing.exchange/@readwriteas/

Take a article and publish it to
Write.as with this new Glitch app, powered by @ericclemmons@twitter.com's fantastic Medium-to-Markdown library!

medium-to-writeas.glitch.me

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Today's the last day to get 20% off a Pro subscription for @write_as. It's the best blogging software/site I've ever used, because it respects both me and my readers.

I published my entire @365-rfcs blog on Write.as and it was glorious.

write.as/newyear

And while I mentioned some of our features that are exclusive to Write.as today, of course you can get the same writing experience with the free and open-source software behind it all, .

Find a federated instance to join here: writefreely.org/instances

Start your own instance here:
writefreely.org/start

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