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Write or Die for Motivation: NaNoWriMo Tip #24

If you have trouble focusing on your National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) manuscript, you can use WRITE OR DIE! to put your work in mortal terms.

A tech-minded creative writing student named Dr. Wicked felt overwhelmed by the “intangible” motivations and lazy tendencies inherent in the writing lifestyle, and actually built a writing program that will harass you whenever you are distracted from your craft–with noises, pop-ups, and self-destructing text.

This is our twenty-third NaNoWriMo Tip of the Day. As writers around the country join the writing marathon this month, we will share one piece of advice or writing tool to help you cope with this daunting project.

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