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To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.

Don't forget to boost good posts with hashtags so that searchable posts make it out to more instances!

With various instances it can be hard to find new people on here, even if you hunt, so I think #followfriday really works here, better than it did on the bird site. @FediFollows sometimes suggests them
But why not use the tag to tell us some people you like to follow.
Don't worry about missing people out. It's not about naming everyone. Just a couple a week #ff

We're excited to announce the release of GNOME 43!

Thanks to the hard work of our community of contributors, #GNOME43 brings a redesigned system settings menu, a new Device Security page, improvements to many core apps, and more!

See all the updates in our release notes:

#GNOME #releaseday #opensource #FOSS

"So, uh, you're an Elf?"
"Are you, like, homo or heterosexual?"
"Me, or Elves?"
"Er, both?"
"Most Elves are homosexual, some are heterosexual, some bisexual. I am bisexual."
"You like both men and women?"
"What's gender got to do with it? I like both Elves and Dwarves."
#MicroFiction #SmallStories #TootFic

#introductions #reintroductions 2022

Hi, ich bin Klaudia, auch jinxx oder jinxxproof. 👋

Ich bin #Autorin & #indieauthor mit Hang zu #Kaffee ☕ Schafen 🐑 Katzen 🐈 #IrgendwasMitWolle 🧶 #DesperateHousehackers 🛠 #AudioF00 & #Podcast.s 🎧🎙

Ich schreibe Krimis ☠️ Sachbücher 📘 SciFi 🚀 & #SolarpunkSpace 🌤️


Außerdem Dinge mit #Datenschutz, CCC & #PrivacyWeek seit 2016.

Adminette bei & #literatools

Das schöne Belegexemplar liegt uns vor, ich muss also endlich auch diese Meldung hier teilen: Die PERRY RHODAN-Silber Edition 73 ist erschienen; »Schach der Finsternis« gibt es jetzt als Hörbuch.



it's #mastoween time!

we're kicking it off with the Worst Witch (1986) because its cheesy and terrible and fun. it's on youtube

then after that we'll start doing actual horror movies

** This Thursday Sept 22 9pm Central (2am UTC) **

please watch and live toot it with us!

Finishing as in writing the last 10k words.

Even though I will not start a career in crime fiction after it, I start to enjoy my experience/experiment after 70k :D

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I can't stop reading and it really makes it hard to finish my crime story :D

If you're looking for a film or video game #composer, I'm your guy! I offer affordable and professional services to help bring your project to life. Shoot me a DM today and let me help you out! :)

Here's a link to my reel:

#gamedev #indiedev

I wish academic papers were all freely available and in EPUB format.

#introduction so I can pin this

Hi, I'm Aen!

I'm 22, British-Indian, he/him, I live in the UK, and I am a Computer Science student, specifically going down the Networking path.

My other interests are Eurovision, reading (although I mainly read Sci-fi/Fantasy, I'm very open to exploring other genres), history, and talking to people here!

"To help some of the newcomers make connections: name 5-7 things that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same."


I have decided to make an audiobook of my first book, new episodes as often as I can record them. I am also editing (just a bit) as I go, with the goal of making a second edition.

Guitar intro and outro also by me.

Fun fact: my book 1 manuscript file was corrupted, so I am also reconstructing it as I go.

I hope you enjoy.

#writing #audiobook #fantasy

Setting the Write Goals

This probably already sounds obvious, but setting actionable writing goals will help you get closer to your writing dream. These goals can be anything from 500 words a day to 5,000 words a week to “I will have a completed manuscript in six months.” Some writers I know well set a goal of “I will write one hour a day.” This way they account for those inevitable days of write

#TheWriteSpace #goals #writing #writinggoals


Let's watch some kaiju movies!



we will be watching:

Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)

its on which is free and ad free (it's also on hbomax, pluto, tubi and several others)

please watch and live toot it with us


Joplin is a free open source note taking and to-do app which can be synced with online services such as @nextcloud, DropBox etc. You can follow at:

➡️ @joplinapp

More info from the official website at

The app is available for Android, iPhone/iPad, Linux, Mac and Windows.

#Joplin #FOSS #FLOSS #Libre #FreeSoftware #OpenSource #Productivity #Office #Notes #NoteTaking #ToDo #ToDoLists #Apps

Yaaaay, queer de hat Heike, Lena und mich interviewt und daraus diesen schönen Text zu unserem Kurzgeschichtenmagazin #QueerWelten gestrickt! Danke! 😍

Have we done a #critiquePartnerMatch here yet? Either way, here's mine!

My passion is #scifi but if I'm being honest, I write (and read) basically all speculative fiction that isn't medieval fantasy. I have a finished novel that I'm querying with, and a bunch of short stories I'd love to improve on.

Looking for a fellow not-fantasy-speculative writing partner to swap ideally long form fiction, but also open to short fiction.

Please boost so others can join in!

Released today, a major update: #LibreOffice 7.4!

✅ 16,384 columns in spreadsheets
✅ Better change tracking
✅ Document themes in presentations compatibility improvements, performance boosts and more. Get it here ➡️

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