#WriteFreely is a free open federated blogging platform. It has a minimalist approach so that readers concentrate on the text.
It federates with #ActivityPub so you can follow blogs through Mastodon etc.
Existing Write Freely instances you can sign up at:
Installing your own instance:
Fully managed hosting, if you want your own instance without doing techy stuff:
p.s. You can follow Write Freely on here at @write_as
mastodon.at is a microblogging site that federates with most instances on the Fediverse.