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Six Word Stories

Ernest Hemingway once said his best work was a story he wrote in just six words: 'For sale: baby shoes, never worn.’


Here are some other examples of stories written using just six words.


Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time
Alan Moore


With bloody hands, I say good-bye.
Frank Miller


Epitaph: Foolish humans, never escaped Earth.
Vernor Vinge


It’s behind you! Hurry before it…
Rockne S. O’Bannon


The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.
Orson Scott Card


Served the pie, watched him die.
Maggie O'Farrell


See that shadow? (It's not yours.)
Jim Crace


"Apple?" "No." "Taste!" "ADAM?" Oh God.
David Lodge


It was a dark, stormy... aaaaargggh!
John Lanchester


Womb. Bloom. Groom. Gloom. Rheum. Tomb.
Blake Morrison



Can you write a story of your own in just six words? Post in comments, please! And tell your friends too. I want more followers! :-)



Lx



3 comments:

  1. I can't write a story in ...

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  2. Mmmmm Pies, Need I say more?

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