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Subscribe to the new Substack from home cooks with a passion for sustainable food Fanny Singer and Greta Caruso with recipes and posts on simple and delicious food for young kids and their exhausted parents.
Hundreds of paid subscribers · $6/month
Love Weekly with Jillian Turecki is a weekly dispatch on all things love and relationships. Subscribe to join a community of readers looking to learn more about themselves and have healthy, loving relationships.
Hundreds of paid subscribers · $6/month
Named one of the most exciting voices of her generation by academic Jonathan Haidt, British freelance writer Freya India shares posts about girlhood and being a young woman in the modern world.
Launched 8 months ago · £5/month
Impersonal Foul is a weekly sports gossip and culture newsletter from Madeline Hill. If deep dives into Zillow listings of McMansions that NBA first-round picks just purchased sounds like your jam, welcome to Impersonal Foul.
Wait, What? with comedian Aparna Nancherla is a new Substack for all who feel consistently “out of it” (fine, everyone else too).
Launched 18 days ago · $5/month

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A Substack combines a blog, newsletter, payment system, and customer support team — all integrated seamlessly with a simple interface. We handle the admin, billing, and tech so you can focus on your best work.
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On Substack, you’re not publishing into a void. Comments and community threads connect you and your subscribers directly.
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“I can still remember standing in the kitchen in March 2020 and watching the first $1.00 I made come through, from sharing my own research. A year later and it’s now my full-time ‘job’.“

– Conor Mac, Investment Talk

Substack basics

What is a Substack?

Substack helps anyone set up a blog and email newsletter. No tech knowledge is required. Without ads and algorithms to get in the way, you can sustain a direct relationship with your readers and retain full control over your creative work.

Do I need to pay for Substack?

It’s free to get started on Substack. If you turn on paid subscriptions, Substack will keep a 10% cut of revenues for operating costs like development and customer support. There are no hidden fees and we only make money when writers do.

Do I own what I publish on Substack?

You will always own your content and your relationships with your subscribers. We make it easy to import and export your archive, email list, and payments information to and from other platforms.

Will Substack help me grow my audience?

Yes. More than 40% of all new free subscriptions and around 20% of paid subscriptions to Substacks come from within our network.

How do I move my past work to Substack?

If you already have an audience on Wordpress, Mailchimp, Ghost, Medium, Tumblr, or another platform, you can easily import your posts and your email list in the Substack setup process.

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