To start a discussion thread, first check on your publication's Settings page that community features have been enabled.
1. On your Posts page, select the down arrow next to "+New post" and click on "Thread".
2. Enter a title and text and select Publish.
3. After clicking Publish, you'll have the option to select your audience, send it via an email and the Substack app inbox, and schedule a time to email and publish the post.
4. Threads will appear with a chat icon next to the title of the thread post.