Write or Die

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Quick post today to mention Write or Die, a truly evil application that provides negative reinforcement whenever you stop writing.  I’ve tried it; it works.

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8 Responses to “Write or Die”


  1. 1 K a b l o o e y June 15, 2009 at 7:15 am

    Ha! This is terrific. 260 words in 15 minutes. Didn’t meet my goal, but then, that’s 26o more words than I expected to write this morning. Thanks, Sandy. But now I’ve got to run — I’m late. But smiling…

  2. 2 stranglingmymuse June 15, 2009 at 10:16 am

    Isn’t it wonderful? I actually completed a 50,000 word “novel” in 30 days for National Novel Writing Month by using Write or Die daily. I also find it pretty amusing, which helps put me in a good frame of mind for writing.
    –Sandy

  3. 3 K a b l o o e y June 16, 2009 at 5:45 pm

    I wrote (not died) today’s little post!

  4. 5 eatlivetravelwrite June 17, 2009 at 4:50 am

    that’s excellent – I needed that last year when I was writing my MA thesis! Might have to have that for my PhD!!!!!

  5. 6 stranglingmymuse June 17, 2009 at 10:02 am

    Glad you like it, Mardi. My experience has been that using Write or Die produces pretty rough writing–keeping the fingers typing rather than a thoughtful creative session–but it’s great for forcing you to get that first draft out!
    –Sandy


  1. 1 Writing Under Pressure « Words, Words, Words Trackback on June 15, 2009 at 6:04 pm
  2. 2 A Great New Writing Tool « Strangling My Muse Trackback on August 21, 2009 at 9:35 am

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