100 Day Project No. Two: Week Five – Novel X

Week Five
Monday, October 9th – Sunday, October 15th

Novel X

Week five has was a fairly productive week as far as Novel X is concerned. I finally reached the first real plot point in the novel … something I have been thinking about for years and only now finally written. Bravo! And I’ve got all day Sunday to write poetry!


Chapter Four: 989

Total Words: 989


Next week, I’ll continue working on chapter four. I may finish it next week. If not next week, then most certainly the week after that! Press onward!

The 100 Day Project is a creativity excavation. It’s about unearthing dormant or unrealized creativity by committing to a daily practice everyday for 100 days.
Creativity is a skill. The more we practice, the more skilled we become. Practice takes time. Practice takes commitment. Practice is a radical act in this speeded up world. Through practice, we develop a creative habit. Through habit, we reconnect with and know ourselves again as a creative being.

I started this 100 Day Project (my second one) on September 11th. Each week, I will write at least five hundred words of my novel. These words don’t necessarily have to be a polished product, but should, at least, be coherent and grammatically sound. I’ll also post two poems a week. These poems will be a bit more polished than first drafts. Most of the material will come from poetry that I wrote in my first 100 day project. In addition to writing the poems, I’m also going to read them, so that you may hear how they sound in my head. I’ve been told I have a pleasant voice, so I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. Lastly, I’ll create one blog post where I read a famous poem written by a real poet! I will also include a little history and fun facts about the poet.

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