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Resources, news, and stories for and about writers. Written by the Substack team.
Created 12 Dec 2017
  • What to Read: A treasure trove of serialized classics
    10 Jun 2022 121 29
    A surge of new publications serializing classic novels have appeared on Substack. Inspired by Matt Kirkland’s popular Dracula Daily—a serialization of Bram Stoker’s epistolary gothic novel—these newsl...
  • Writer Office Hours 📅
    09 Jun 2022 95 1345
    Have questions about publishing, growing, or going paid on Substack? The Substack team, and your fellow writers, are here to help! We’re gathering the writer community and members of the Substack team...
  • Dear Writer: Advice on bringing your unique skills together
    09 Jun 2022 142 35
    We asked Robert Reich to share his advice on learning to use his writing and drawing skills to illustrate his Substack. Read on for Robert’s advice, or listen to him read it aloud above. Dear writer, ...
  • Listen up! Summer of Sound applications are open
    09 Jun 2022 70 15
    Calling all podcasters, audio creators, musicians, and sound-obsessed Substack writers: applications are now open for the Summer of Sound—a month-long workshop to enhance your Substack. Applications a...
  • Dear Writer: Advice on writing through isolation
    06 Jun 2022 163 18
    We asked Helena Fitzgerald to share her advice on navigating isolation as a writer. Helena writes Griefbacon—a newsletter on the weirdness of relationships for “the last people at the party after ever...
  • What to Read: Elspeth Michaels is exploring the intersection of art history and hip hop
    03 Jun 2022 64 9
    This week, we interviewed Elspeth Michaels, a former art and design teacher who writes The Drip, a publication following the paths to where hip hop and art history collide. This interview has been lig...
  • Shoutout Thread 📢
    02 Jun 2022 150 901
    This week, we’re taking a break from Office Hours for the June edition of our monthly Shoutout Thread. We host Shoutout Threads because we know writers want more ways to discover great writing on Subs...
  • Shoutout Thread: International writers 🌎
    02 Jun 2022 29 205
    Writers from around the world are finding a home on Substack. Even from writers miles and miles away, we discover more great writing where we can learn about different corner of the universe or find u...
  • Product news for writers: Post reactions, TikTok embeds, updates to the Substack app and more
    01 Jun 2022 169 96
    At Substack, we’re focused on building for and with writers. Read on for a rundown of what we’ve released in the past few weeks—from updates to the Substack app to the ability to embed TikToks into po...
  • Join us for Substack Grow
    31 May 2022 110 73
    Today we are excited to share that a new-and-improved Substack Grow will kick off this June. The number one question we hear from writers is: how do I grow my publication? Last summer, we hosted the f...
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