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Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives

This is such a neat writing exercise: take a writing prompt, and write many unconnected short stories. Each of Sum’s short stories answers what happens after death, and they swing between hilarious, sad, and enlightening.

I'm curious to try this writing prompt towards other unanswerable topics.


These are entirely subjective, and roughly try to capture my personal enjoyment and usefulness, and how likely I'd recommend it to others. Don't read too much into this unless you love my judgement. Rough guidelines:

A: Top quartile. Changed the way I think about something.

B: Worthwhile. I took away something useful.

C: Didn't hit, wouldn't directly recommend. Likely won't revisit.

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