If you want to try something different, check out these alternatives
Medium seems to have been here forever, but it’s still relatively young. If all you want to do is write then this is the perfect platform for you.
Want to customise everything? Then consider Locomotive. It’s well thought through and you don’t have to ‘bend’ the system like you do in WordPress.
If you’re a designer who makes websites, is good at HTML and CSS, but know little about back-end code then what you need is Perch.
Craft is for those who write custom HTML, CSS and JS. There are no themes and it’s built to be scalable and to adapt to your project’s scope.