Saturday, May 29, 2010

Day #149 of The3Six5 project

What if your blog had a lifecycle, say, of exactly one year? And what if you got others to write it for you? 365 different writers, one for each day? At the end, you'd have a fascinating collage, a snapshot of a year reflecting ranging perspectives. This is the brainchild of Len Kendall and Daniel Honigman who launched The3Six5 Project on January 1. It's a crowd-sourced diary that has already generated attention from press and blogs and an approach from a publisher. So far, they've compiled a wealth of interesting pieces. Bob Knorpp (The Beancast) shared a moving story about what it's like to have lost a hand. Bill Green (AdVerve) posted an eerie photo of a TV on a sidewalk and speculated about a world without Super Bowl Sunday. George Parker (AdScam) recalled (without nary a cuss) his life as a Mad Man when talk was face-to-face and people left offices behind when they went on vacation. Ann Curry, Edward Boches, Alex Bogusky and a great host of others are lined up for later. (Calendar here.) I'm honored to be included. Today is my day. 365 words. 9 PM deadline. Topic suggestions welcome.


Daniel Honigman said...

For some reason, I didn't see this blog post until just now.

Thanks so much for participating in the project, and for telling others about it, no less!

Ad Broad, oldest working writer in advertising said...

Thanks, Daniel. It was a pleasure. Special thanks to Len for his patience and eagle eye. And to both of you for launching and nurturing this impressive project.