At the beginning of this month, I learned about the Music Writer Exercise (#MWE) for the first time. Launched five years ago by New York-based freelance music journalist and critic Gary Suarez, the Twitter-based writing challenge is simple: each day in February, listen to one album you've never heard before from start to finish and write one tweet about it. I thought 'what the hell, why not' and here's the recap of my first week:

Are taking part in #MWE? Let me know, and I'll follow your progress.

And, if this sounds fun, why not start today?