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Online RemielTopic starter

Six-Word Stories
« on: October 03, 2009, 07:13:59 PM »
I don't know if this has been done already. Forgive me if it has.

Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write an entire story in just six words. After much thought, this is what he came up with:

"For sale: baby shoes, never worn."

What would your six-word story be?

Here is what some other writers and famous people came up with...

Offline Kotep

Re: Six-Word Stories
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2009, 02:04:59 AM »
Here's every Greek tragedy, ever: 'I thought I could fight fate.'
Then there's Fallout: Bombs fell.  Then things got hard.

A few original ones:
Zombies came.  They ate. (Shotgun shells.)
"I wish I'd died!"  "You did."

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Re: Six-Word Stories
« Reply #2 on: October 05, 2009, 01:29:48 PM »
this was my Favorite creative writing prompt ever!

I cant watch you walk away

Dont Forget To Die Later On

Lost: Have you seen my brother?

ive got tons.

Offline Kotep

Re: Six-Word Stories
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2009, 02:43:21 PM »
I've got a trilogy in the works:
Part 1:
God makes man.  Man makes science.
Part 2:
Man makes dinosaurs.  Dinosaurs eat man.
Part 3:
Dinosaurs discover god.  Dinosaurs eat god.

Online RemielTopic starter

Re: Six-Word Stories
« Reply #4 on: October 05, 2009, 03:42:59 PM »
 ;D Awesome.

1. "What's this button do? OH SHI--"
2. Last man on earth hears knock (thank you, Twilight Zone!)
3. Loved girl, lost girl. Oh well.