Distraction-Free Writing with VIM

Use VIM for distraction-free writing.1 Some apps for writing disable back-space and other navigation so that you focus on the writing, correcting mistakes through a later editing process — the so-called ‘Hemmingway-mode’.2 To do the same with VIM, just learn i and :wq.


  1. For a certain definition of ‘distraction’.↩︎

  2. “Write drunk; edit sober.”↩︎



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