Writer Bot for Discord

Writer Bot for Discord

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Writer Bot for Discord - The Character CommaAbout Writer Bot:

For the writers out there who need a little help staying on task, there’s Writer Bot! Made by writers for writers, this Discord bot is designed to make your writing sessions more productive.

With writing-specific commands, it has everything a writer could ask for!

Writer Bot will even nag you to write if you want it to. 🙂

Commanded include:

  • Writing sprint timers
  • Dictionary & thesaurus lookup
  • Writing tips
  • Writing prompts
  • Inspirational quotes
  • …and more!

Writer Bot Status: Under Development.

Writer Bot for discord is currently in an alpha testing stage for select Discord channels. Commands listed in red are not yet live, but planned for future updates. View Change Log.

For more information, email emilie@thecharactercomma.com

Command basics:

Commands with [brackets] mean that your input is required. The brackets themselves are not required, though!

Commands are NOT case sensitive.

Sprint Timers & Productivity

=sprint [# of minutes]Sets a sprint timer for the specified number of minutes
=marathon [#]Runs through a series of # sprints in a row with short breaks in between each sprint.


  • Defaults to 15 min sprints, 7 min breaks
  • You’ll get a 30-second warning before break time ends
=count [#]Add your word count for each sprint, and Writer Bot will keep track for the entire marathon. Word count starts over at the start of a new marathon.
=marathon settingsLets you choose a new default for marathon sprint and break timers

Writing Tools

=define [word]Defines your word
=synonym [word]Lists synonyms for your word
=antonym [word]Lists antonyms for your word
=advice [category]Shares a link to the specified tag page on thecharactercomma.tumblr.com. Keep search terms simple and broad.



If the page has no results, try again with related words. For example, for fight scenes you might try:

  • Fight scenes
  • Fight scene
  • Combat
  • Fighting

Writing Inspiration & Motivation


Nags you to write. @ someone to nag them to write.

=quoteGives you a random writing-related inspirational quote
=promptGives you a random writing prompt
=prompt [category]Gives you a random writing prompt from the selected category. Categories include:



  • Craft – Writing craft/story development
  • Dev – Character development
  • Starter – Story starter
  • Dialogue – Dialogue snippet
  • Fanfic – Fanfiction premise

Just for Fun

=coinflipChooses randomly between Heads and Tails
=choose [choice1] [choice2] [choice3]Chooses randomly between your options
=rollChooses a random number between 1 and 6
=roll [#]Chooses a random number between 1 and your input #
=roll [# #]Chooses a random number between your two input numbers
=8ballGives you advice from The Muse

Writer Bot Basics

=helpShares a link to this page for bot commands
=pingChecks responsiveness of bot
=setupRuns through setup options to set Writer Bot defaults, such as marathon defaults