I’ve had a go at this. Ernest Hemingway is often attributed the concept of a story told in six words but his story, about ‘child’s shoes, almost new, for sale’ but some literary detective traced that story to a newspaper in the first decade of the 20th century. Still, the point remains the same, the essentials of a story can be shrunk to six words, at a stretch.
Challenge open Saturday 3rd June 2017 – Thursday 8th June 2017
Welcome to the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge.
For those who have never dropped by before a new prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9am GMT.
Today’s prompt is:
My attempt at today’s prompt is:
She spewed vitriol disguised as honesty
Remember to share your entry on social media using the sharing buttons below! Let’s tell everyone about our challenge, the more the merrier!
Use the hashtag #SixWordStoryChallenge.
How does it work?
- Leave your story in the comments until Thursday 9pm (GMT)
- Like, comment & engage with other authors
- Come back on Thursday to vote for your favourite
- Bask in glory if you’re a winner.
Never tried microfiction before?
Never fear, help is at hand. Click through to my post on writing the best six word stories for inspiration.
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