In Papyrus Achievement Gained! Lance Phillips explores the motivating factors in online writer’s games, and whether or not “gamification” can motivate writers. He asks “Is this actually something worth doing? Would it appeal to budding writers?” I say yes it is, and yes it would. Writers, as I understand it, can only be productive if they spend time at their desks. If a game will motivate a writer to sit down and write, what’s the worst that could happen? Too many blog posts?