Novel writing is serious business, and usually takes a long time, but most people don’t give enough credit for just how much effort is involved.
A new initiative from novelist Joshua Cohen lets you watch him write his next novel, in real time, with video.
“This event was off the charts”
Gary Vaynerchuk was so impressed with TNW Conference 2016 he paused mid-talk to applaud us.
It’s hypnotizing to watch when he’s online and gives real insight into a writer’s process, that really provides a feel for how much work goes into writing a novel.
Watching people create is weirdly fascinating — I also got sucked into live streaming coders building their next app in the past, which is a great learning process.
As a writer, it’s also weird for me to think about. I’m sure I’d feel incredibly uncomfortable if you could see all my mistooks in real-time.
Perhaps, though, creating in public is better for everyone, as it shows the effort involved and helps everyone else learn from your process.