Idea for a new Today Screen

I am fiddling with iOS 11 and thinking about a new screen layout. The current YourDay app is all about content creating. The goal is to create a journal as fast and easy as possible. You start the app, enter your thoughts without distraction and save it in your journal.

But maybe, another layout is more compelling. With iOS 11 Apple has introduced a new layout to all its app. The most impressing change was going to the App Store, which was changed from a boring list of Apps to a compelling newsletter.

Your journal could also be a newsletter and this is may take on it:

What are your opinions?