"Tell me a story about yourself that isn't true"
January 29, 2014 10:10 AM   Subscribe

Supposed Histories: meet a genetic terrorist, someone with equitrichosis, and a professional suicide-note writer.

Subjects are given little direction beyond a suggested time limit and the initial directive. Then their story was down to their interpretation of that brief. “One of the fascinating aspects for me is what stories people have chosen to put themselves at the heart of,” says Waites. The stories so far are incredibly varied.
Interview with Mark Waites
posted by the man of twists and turns (2 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite
Jose Molla's story of his career as a suicide note writer may be the most beautiful piece of short fiction you will hear today.
posted by justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow at 12:00 PM on January 29, 2014

I liked the one about managing Elvis' European tour.
posted by foobaz at 12:21 AM on January 30, 2014

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