Four years ago I started an AuthorTube channel on YouTube. In a span of one year, I produced two author-related videos, one unboxing video and one video of my sister using a cat scratcher to do stomach crunches. Somehow, this amazing content gained me 10 whole subscribers!
I bet they’re excited now, because last night I uploaded a brand new AuthorTube video:
WTF Is AuthorTube?
This video is what’s called an “Author Tag”, which authors use to engage in the “AuthorTube” community. Or so I think? Basically, it’s a serious of author-related questions that I answer in order to let views know what I write and what I’m all about. I’m a bit awkward. I’m a bit rusty. Most importantly, though, I made and uploaded the video.
It’s an accomplishment, yes, but I do worry about what kind of time I can commit to producing more.
What sparked my interest in making videos (again!) was following some “AuthorTube” channels like SAVY and Alexa Donne and, of course the great Jenna Moreci. Check them all out because they offer fantastic writing tips and have fun personalities. You’ll learn a lot.
Should I Continue?
Now, I would love to make more videos but I’m really wary about finding the time.
I’m a young mother who will be returning to work in two damn weeks. My daughter will be heading to kindergarten this fall. What little time I have I want to spend writing, so I don’t exactly want to spend hours learning how to edit videos. Thus, I make no excuses for my lackluster InShot editing.
I do, however, want to apologize for swearing a lot. I was nervous. Swearing broke the tension. I’m a human being. I should be a better influence, I know.
But yeah, that’s about it. If you like this content, feel free to give the video a like and a comment. And yes, SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL!
Most of all, I just hope that you enjoyed my Canadian accent, because I now it’s the one thing that throws all my American writer friends off when they first hear me talk.