I read this article on the blog MaggieCakes this afternoon about how people are using technology in new ways to create stories which reminded me that ages and ages ago I had heard about Japanese 20 somethingers who would create whole NOVELS using cell phones. I found an article in the NY Times about it, which you can read here.
Why couldn’t we do this? Wouldn’t it be fabulous? I could write something, someone else could reply. It could be an exquisite corpse of the future! … except that we would know what the person before had written. Famous authors are doing it on the website read.gov
Here’s a description of an exquisite corpse:
An Exquisite Corpse is an old game in which people write a phrase on a sheet of paper, fold it over to conceal part of it and pass it on to the next player to do the same. The game ends when someone finishes the story, which is then read aloud.
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