I like microblogging. A lot. I practically live on Mastodon. But sometimes I want to write something longer than 280 characters, or would like a record of what I posted somewhere easily accessible. And also I’d like to have a copy of and control over my content. Ideally, the answer would be some sort of self-hosted tumblr thing. But that doesn’t exactly exist yet, so here’s my convoluted solution: a self-hosted wordpress site with a micropub add-on and a twitter crossposter. This lets me save any post I want to both twitter and my wordpress blog.
This is not the idea situation, maybe, but it lets me quickly format and send posts places with an editor (Quill) that I am starting to love. All in all this seems like an interesting experiement and I look forward to working more on this as time goes on.