Here’s the live version of my Ignite talk on writing, where I give voice commentary over 30x time-lapsed video of me writing an essay about writing:

Below is the original version posted (40000+ views /  background on how it was made here), with an audio track recorded in the safe confines of my office. Both are worth a listen as the commentary (and vibe) is different:

The actual essay created in the time-lapsed video is here.

  • This site is powered with the magic of space age email to send my best posts to you each month. No hassle, no spam, no fuss. (privacy policy enforced by my Rotweiller)

You Will Like These:

9 Responses to “Live version: How to write 1000 words (time lapsed video)”

  1. Curt Rice |

    Loved the time-lapse idea! In fact, I’m going to use it at a seminar here at the University of Tromsø this fall, and blogged about that today at http://curtrice.wordpress.com
    Carry on!
    Curt

    Reply
  2. Mama Megs |

    I blog and find these tools and tips shared to be resourceful. You speak straight to the experience, you exemplify the experience. I find in working with my blog that writing like one thinks takes careful punctuation. Any tips for help with improving the word flow through punctuation usage?

    BTW loved the point on the best sentence moment! So hilariously human! Thanks for the refreshing post. I’ll be back for more.

    Reply
  3. Dzianis |

    very useful, will try to use this tips, thanks

    Reply
  1. [...] also: How to write well, instantly, every time by Scott Comments (1) LikeBe the first to like this post.1 Comment [...]

  2. [...] media can also be used to find inspiration and motivation. I recently saw an amusing and useful time-lapse video of Scott Berkun writing an essay on how to write 1000 words, with commentary by the [...]

  3. [...] thoughts about what others have said. Sometimes writing is easy – just watch Scott Berkun write 1000 words in a few minutes! Sometimes writing is hard – and then it’s a good idea to consider Seth’s advice [...]

  4. [...] words.  It took him 154 minutes to write and it was written over the course of two days. You can watch a video of him talking about his writing process, as the video plays in the background at 30 times the actual speed.  The video and talk are five [...]

Leave a Reply