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  • What does press freedom mean to you?
    03 May 2022 50 20
    World Press Freedom Day was established by the United Nations to celebrate the right to freely impart and receive information. Without it, there is no freedom of expression, the universal human right ...
  • Product news for writers: new podcast player, leaderboard categories, moderation tools, and more
    03 May 2022 45 22
    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 an upgraded podcast player to launching new leaderboard categories....
  • How Substack writers are collaborating
    02 May 2022 44 31
    When writers collaborate, they flourish. Independent writing can feel solitary at times. But writers who forge connections not only foster new relationships that motivate them to keep going but often ...
  • What to Read: Rayne Fisher-Quann is writing for her generation
    29 Apr 2022 68 5
    This week, we interviewed Rayne Fisher-Quann, the essayist behind internet princess, a newsletter exploring what it means to be a female writer today. This interview has been lightly edited for length...
  • Writer Office Hours 📅
    28 Apr 2022 61 843
    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...
  • Grow: How Erik Hoel welcomed thousands of subscribers by making topics roomier
    27 Apr 2022 101 59
    This is the continuation of our Grow interview series, designed to share the nuts and bolts of how writers have gone independent and grown their audiences on Substack. We invited Erik Hoel, who writes...
  • Dear writer: Advice on preserving your energy
    25 Apr 2022 132 37
    We asked writer, author, and podcaster Emma Gannon to share her advice on maintaining your energy to keep writing. Emma has had an extraordinary few years, publishing four more books, continuing her a...
  • What to Read: Kwame Kwarteng is digging around the cocoa-chocolate industry
    22 Apr 2022 73 44
    This week, we interviewed Kwame Kwarteng, the writer behind Cocoa Diaries Newsletter, a publication that looks critically at the global cocoa-chocolate sector. This interview has been lightly edited f...
  • Writer Office Hours 📅
    21 Apr 2022 73 860
    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...
  • A guide to Substack’s moderation tools
    21 Apr 2022 35 0
    As a writer, you may need tools to curate your community and avoid unwanted behavior and harassment. In this guide, we’ll provide an overview of Substack’s tools, including comment moderation, user ba...
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