This is sort of a product plug without me getting paid for it.
Really, I just want to let my fellow writers know about this nifty little tool called Write or Die. http://writeordie.com/
Write or Die is a fantastic motivator for those who struggle actually writing. There is a free version online, or you can pay and download it to your computer or your iPad. They’ve got lots of options.
Anyways, Write or Die works like this: You pick how many words you want to write and in how much time you want to have written them. You select Gentle, Normal, or Kamikaze consequences. Then you hit write.
If you selected Gentle, as you’re going along writing, if you stop writing for a certain amount of time, a little popup message will go off reminding you to continue writing.
If you selected Normal, a horribly obnoxious noise will remind you to keep writing.
If you selected Kamikaze, it will start deleting your words you have written until you continue to write.
So how much motivation do you need to write? This program is equipped with all of them. It really is a fantastic tool for National Novel Writing Month, where you have a set amount of time to finish your project.
Have any of my readers ever heard of/used this? If so, what are your thoughts on the program? And if you haven’t, but check it out after reading this, let me know what you think of it!