You Must Learn to Ask Interesting Questions

For my writing class this quarter at CCM, I’m using Question of the Day to help students be curious, develop not-horrible-personalities, and, most importantly, seek out stories.

One of the most critical qualities of any good writer—if they want to uncover meaningful stories—is the ability to ask an interesting question. Or really think through, “What if”? Or wonder about the story behind the story.

One question that my students went forth and asked was:
What are you absolutely certain of all the time?

Go listen to the answers they uncovered.

And if you like prompts, then you should download the Question of the Day iPhone app, or go visit the site for more options.

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About Ben Sobieck

Benjamin Sobieck is a Wattpad Star and 2016 Watty Award winner. He’s best known on Wattpad for Glass Eye: Confessions of a Fake Psychic Detective, the Watty Award–winning sequel Black Eye, and When the Black-Eyed Children Knock & Other Stories. Four of his titles have appeared on Wattpad Top 100 Hot Lists, all at the same time.

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