Literary Creativity

The members of a leading and prominent family decided to put together a book of their family history.

They wanted a thoroughly professional job, so they hired an experienced biographer to research and write it. They warned him there’d be one problem – Uncle Willie, the black sheep of the family, who had gone to the electric chair for murder.

The biographer assured them that he could get around that difficulty with a little creative writing: “I’ll just say that Uncle Willie occupied a chair of applied electricity at one of our leading government institutions. He was attached to his position by the strongest of bonds. His death came as a true shock.”


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