Underlost originally started as a Gossip Girl-esque blog I maintained during high school. Over the years it morphed into a portfolio piece to show off (and look for) work, and eventually just sort of turned into this testing ground for experimenting with new technology stacks and designs.
GhostWhisper covers two main areas I wish the main editor did a better job at: quick posting and live blogging.
Getting the Ghost CMS setup is a pretty painless process with the prebuilt Digital Ocean Droplet. Out of the box, it will server 99% of the majority of users well as a simple blog. But what about scaling and better asset hosting support? That's where it can get tricky.