Serif is a static site generator and blogging system powered by markdown files and an optional admin interface complete with drag-and-drop image uploading. (Check out the simple video demo.)
Serif releases you from managing a file system so you can focus on writing content.
Serif is a lot like Jekyll with a few extra moving parts. Its main aim is to provide two things:
Serif is sort of a blend between Jekyll, Second Crack and ideas from Svbtle. There should be flexibility with writing content, such as using the web interface,
rsyncing from a remote machine, or editing a draft file on the remote server and having everything happen for you.