Monday, September 18th – Sunday, September 24th
Week Two, for various reasons, was a little strange. I won’t delve into all the gory details, but I ended up writing most of my word count over the weekend (which left little time for poetry).
However, the good news is that I well exceeded my required word count of 500 words per week.
WORD COUNT FOR THIS WEEK
Total Words: 859
I finished up a chapter and am now beginning another. Getting to this point had been quite a hurdle for me in the past. Slow and steady wins the race.
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.