How to Use

Get started on our simple writing platform. helps you express yourself freely. Instead of constantly worrying about the wrong person reading your writing, here you can relax and let the words flow out of you.

To enable this, gives you full control over how your words get out into the world. Whether you want to keep your writing completely private, limited to a certain audience, or sent out to the world wide web, you can do so with our flexible blog publicity settings.

Read more... gives you the same focused experience when you publish as when you write. Take full control over how your writing looks with custom display formats.


You can accept submissions to your blog with our add-on service, This gives submitters an easy, focused writing experience and reviewers a painless approval system.


Here are some things to help get you started using for creative writing, especially for writing a novel for NaNoWriMo.


Besides having a built-in audience on Read, we also make it easy for you to reach your readers in places they already hang out, like Twitter. Simply connect your accounts and let cross-post for you with our Channels feature.

Read more... makes it easy to publish to your readers in places where they already hang out, on platforms like Tumblr. But with our auto-saving editor, is also a great way to compose your posts without any social feeds or notifications pulling you away from your writing. In this guide, we'll show you how to get started writing on and publishing to Tumblr.

Read more... makes it easy to publish to where your online publication exists, on platforms like Ghost. But sometimes you want to write without dealing with the overhead of a CMS. With our distraction-free editor, gives you a seamless writing experience that helps you focus on expressing your thoughts. In this guide, we'll show you how to get started writing on and publishing to your Ghost instance.


The editor automatically saves your writing, so if you leave the editor without saving, you'll pick up where you left off when you come back.

Read more... makes it easy to publish under multiple identities, so you can separate your writing by audience and express yourself more freely — all from a single account, with your privacy intact.

Read more... is part of the “fediverse,” a decentralized social network powered by the ActivityPub protocol. This allows users to follow and interact with your blog directly from platforms like Mastodon.