Twitch for Writing?
One of my corporate clients had an idea:
Live stream my writing process.
While working on the chapter of a book, a magazine column, or a blog post, live stream the image of my laptop’s screen and side-by-side video of me, talking to viewers about some of my thoughts and decisions as I write.
She compares the idea to Twitch, an exceptionally popular platform that allows viewers to watch people play video games.
She thinks people would be interested in watching a professional writer and author work.
She thinks that people might even be willing to pay for access to that content.
I’m not so sure.
Admittedly, I would probably pay to watch a successful author or one of my favorite authors work.
More importantly, if I had never published a novel or landed a columnist job, I think I would’ve been very interested to watch a professional work.
But that’s me… a person who has written every single day of his life since November 1988 without missing a day.
A person who has written and published a blog post for more than 19 years without missing a single day.
I might be the exception and not the rule.
Thoughts? Suggestions? Opinions?