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Creative creative writing prompt

posted by Aaron Cohen   Aug 07, 2010

I guess this went around last year, but somehow, I completely missed it. I’m visiting with two English professors this weekend, and apparently this video caused something of a stir in the department. “If you knocked your brother down, would you urinate in his mouth?” is an age-old question, used for generations as a writing exercise. Or something.
2 questions:
When trying to prompt creative writing, why would you ask a yes/no question?
What were the other 12-13 questions on this exercise?
Watch out for the mustachioed Superintendent, as it is his honor to take you through this night.

(Thanks, Maura/Jonathan)

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