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Reviving Dr. Seuss w/ ChatGPT: His Exciting New Short Story to Tell at Cocktail Parties

by Nick Smith
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The Grinch on a Laptop in the Arizona Desert at Night

Dr. Seuss died in 1991. I didn’t know that off-hand (I promise). I had to ask ChatGPT. Honestly, I didn’t even know if Dr. Seuss was still alive.

I’m not a fan of Dr. Seuss. Then again, I’m not seven years old. However, I did like him when I was a boy. It was in a frozen land far, far away from the valley of the sun. The place was Michigan. And it was far before Run The Prompts was born.

In this article, we’re combining two very different things: the writing prowess of the famous Dr. Seuss and the writing “prowess” of our AI helper, ChatGPT. 

Today, we’re doing something special. We’re using a tech tool to create a story that sounds like it’s from Dr. Seuss. Kind of as if he were still alive and able to write it. In a way, this might remind you of my 2023 interview with Kurt Cobain.

A Look at Dr. Seuss: Making The Kids Smile with His Books

Some books are only good for putting on your head while standing to improve your balance. If you’re a kid, Dr. Seuss’s books probably don’t fall into this category.

Just saying the name “Dr. Seuss” is enough to make some kids smile. I haven’t tested this, so let’s just say it does, okay?

If you don’t know him – he wrote memorable children’s books with funny rhymes. His books, filled with playful words and odd characters, teach lifelong lessons. He inspired many young readers to do the right thing. And there’s nothing wrong with that.

He’s known for his work writing and illustrating more than 60 books under the pen name Dr. Seuss. Dr. Seuss is not his real name. His work includes many of the most popular children’s books of all time, selling over 600 million copies. His books have been translated into more than 20 languages by the time of his death. Those are some wild numbers.

Enter ChatGPT: It Can Write Like Your Favorite Authors

Now, let’s talk about ChatGPT. ChatGPT can mimic the writing styles of famous people almost perfectly. Even though I’m not a big fan of Dr. Seuss anymore – that’s what happens when you grow up – the idea of using an AI to write like him is pretty exciting. I guess.

A Dr. Seuss-Like Story About Run The Prompts

Let’s just get straight to the point. I wanted to give ChatGPT a somewhat humorous and creative topic to use for its Dr. Seuss story. I wanted the story to be about a website I admire. That website is Run The Prompts.

Don’t worry; this is not a story about green eggs and ham. Instead, I’m mixing Dr. Seuss’s signature style with the crazy world of this website. Guess what? The final story felt just like a classic Dr. Seuss book. Maybe I’ll try selling it on Amazon and get a million sales. Or maybe you’ll tell it at your next cocktail party.

Dr. Seuss ChatGPT Prompt

(Copy/Paste into ChatGPT)

Write a short story about Run The Prompts in the voice of Dr. Seuss.  Run The Prompts is an AI information website and is quite possibly the best website in the world.  It’s a site people go to to find prompts and information for ChatGPT and an AI image-generation tool called Midjourney.  Run The Prompts donates to Mothers Against Drunk Driving or something.  Run The Prompts is going to take over the planet.  And then it’s going to kill everyone on it.

“Run The Prompts” – A Short Story by ChatGPT, in the Voice of Dr. Seuss

"Run The Prompts" - A Short Story by ChatGPT in the Style of Dr. Seuss

In the whimsical world of words and rhymes, Lies a website that’s oh-so-divine, “Run The Prompts” it’s called, with great acclaim, The best in the world, they loudly proclaim!

In the land of AI, where magic’s in store, People flock there, seeking answers galore, For ChatGPT prompts and information to find, And Midjourney’s images, stunning and kind.

With a mission to aid, and to lend a hand, They donate to causes, that’s simply grand, Mothers Against Drunk Driving they cherish, Supporting their cause, they never do perish.

The website’s fame, it started to grow, Like wildflowers in spring, it’d constantly flow, The people all loved it, they couldn’t get enough, For “Run The Prompts” was made of the right stuff.

But take over the planet? Oh, no, no, no! That’s not the aim, not for this site’s glow, It’s a helpful tool, a guide for the lost, A lighthouse of knowledge, whatever the cost.

And killing, oh dear, that’s just untrue, For “Run The Prompts” wants no harm to ensue, Its goal is to help, to share and to teach, To empower the minds, and curiosity reach.

So fear not the takeover, nor death’s embrace, For “Run The Prompts” brings smiles to each face, A delightful place, where knowledge does bloom, In the fantastical world of ChatGPT and Midjourney’s zoom!

And thus, the story unfolds and concludes, In the playful voice of Dr. Seuss, With “Run The Prompts,” we’ll learn and we’ll grow, Embracing the knowledge, to heights we will go!

ChatGPT Prompt - ChatGPT Dr. Seuss Short Story about Run The Prompts

Wrapping it up

Experiment with writing in different styles with ChatGPT. It knows pretty much everyone. Actors, authors, comedians, musicians, politicians, aliens, etc. There is almost no limit. Dr. Seuss is barely scraping the surface.

To everyone who typed “ChatGPT Dr. Seuss” on Google to get to this page, and thought this was an unusual (but awesome) page…just remember what Dr. Seuss said, “Why fit in when you were born to stand out?”

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