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The Most Dangerous Writing App


The Most Dangerous Writing App is designed to get you into a state of flow. If you stop typing for more than five seconds, all progress will be lost.


What people say:

  • @ryanfliss:

    i didn't want to like it. i like it

  • @MariaSender:

    "Terrifying. Thank you!"

  • @danhklein:

    @maebert has created the writer's nightmare machine.

  • Louche Mustachio:

    I am panicking just reading the description, which should count as a ringing endorsement.

  • LitReactor:

    Like the movie Speed but with writing. The Most Dangerous Writing App Lives Up To Its Name.

  • PopSugar:

    Spending Time On This App Will Actually Make You More Productive

Who made this?

MDWA was written by Manu Ebert over two glasses of wine on a Sunday afternoon and is open source. The domain has been acquired by Squibler, who now maintain and continue to develop the app. This is the the original version of the app, which will continue to be available at