Help! My Computer is Making Me Write

I devised a tool today to help me stay focused on writing.

It’s a script on my work computer that runs every 30 minutes. Here’s how it works…

Every 30 minutes, I get the following prompt

If I don’t have time to mess with it, I simply click “No”

If I click “Yes,” my writing file appears, and the clock starts ticking. I have 60 seconds to write as much as I can think of. It can be a sentence, a phrase, a description… Anything that moves the story forward.

After 60 seconds, my work is saved and the window closes.

And that’s it! Simple, yes, but it’s fun.

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