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working on something new today. let's see if I can get it out before the end of the day

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If you're wondering about the status of the project, it hasn't gone anywhere!

We're having a little discussion about it here, if you're at all interested in helping out: github.com/writefreely/writefr

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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 list.hrmtc.io and in the 'verse @librarian@list.hrmtc.io !

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Took a while, but I'm happy to announce WriteFreely support. Check out plan options here: https://federation.spacebear.ee/software/writefreely

If you have any questions please send them over :)

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

Recent example from @flatmountain.

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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: write.as/start/tesler

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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.

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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. baez.link/absorbing-informatio

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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 😊

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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 writeas.xyz to get to it.

To share your blog or posts, just replace "write.as" with "writeas.xyz" in your links!

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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: laurensapala.com/join-us-for-t

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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

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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: write.as/5years

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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! write.as/5years

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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