A subtitled version of Kim Young-ha’s TEDx speech, “Be An Artist Right Now” is available on Youtube.. it’s a pretty inspiring piece, and all aspiring authors, at least, should take a look!
He ranges from the clever (about Kafka here):
Writing such an unimaginable first sentence
and then continuing to cope with that first sentence
is what produced this masterpiece
to the inspirational
Be warned, though
The clip plays a little differently. On some computers the subtitles play automatically and you just watch. On others you just hear the Korean. Which is great if you’re Korean.. but if you aren’t Korean, just click on the interactive transcript button:
Then choose your language to be English (or 영오 if you are on a Korean OS) and the transcript will run below the video.