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I like a very minimialist writing environment so I don't get distracted.

I make my first draft in Sublime Text 2, I have spell checking disabled. I try to write as quickly as possible with minimal editing. Before that I try to have a good topic and a few bullet points I want to hit in my head.

After I have a draft. I copy and past it into draftin.com. I edit for spelling and grammar there. I sometimes use their paid editing services.

My finished edits live in draftin. Once a week on a monday/tuesday/wednesday I pick an article that is ready to go and post it. Send out a tweet, and and a letter to my mailing list and sometimes post on relevant link aggregator services like lobste.rs or reddit.