Write in Markdown
If you already like writing in Markdown, wonderful. If you haven't tried it yet, give it a shot, we bet you'll like it.
It's like this: writing for the web means your words and paragraphs end up as HTML. Writing directly in HTML would be <em>annoying</em> (see?!), but WYSIWYG editors are even worse, especially for those of us who like simple and direct control over how those words turn out.
Markdown solves that. No tedious HTML: italic is just *like this*, lists are just multiple lines that start with dashes, headers start with # hashes). But if you want to use HTML, you totally can (even mixed together). Here's some linkage: