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Old 11-13-2007, 12:15 AM View Post #1 (Link) Six Word Story
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Ernest Hemingway is an amazing writer--but you already knew that, didn't you?

Actually, one of the best things he has ever written has to be this six word story:

For Sale: Baby shoes, never worn.

The power behind just those six words is impressive. So much can be deduced from it, and yet it's so short. Some people think being able to write a lot makes you a good writer, but honestly, being able to say a lot in as little as possible makes you a good writer.

So, what six word stories can you write?

I wrote one a while ago for a contest (didn't win )

She never wore her wedding ring.
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Old 11-13-2007, 12:20 AM View Post #2 (Link)
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My sword, my dead friend. Accident.

Really, they have writing contests for this sort of thing? Neat! Where? Sounds like an easy $100
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Old 11-13-2007, 12:22 AM View Post #3 (Link)
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Haha, it was a contest on a forum silly. but a contest none the less! I could have gotten a free T-shirt...
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Old 11-13-2007, 01:20 AM View Post #4 (Link)
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Wow that's hard. Here's my pathetic attempt:
Waited forever, he never came back.
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Old 11-13-2007, 01:32 AM View Post #5 (Link)
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Selling; Never Opened Parachute, small stain.

(that's not mine, but I just really liked it )

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Old 11-14-2007, 04:24 AM View Post #6 (Link)
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These are really fun. I came up with another one:

His cruel triumph, my shattered dreams.
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Old 11-14-2007, 04:33 AM View Post #7 (Link)
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Four, three, two, one, cram, C+

Based on a true story.
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Two-hundred. Northwest. Plane. Lost. Found!

That could either be a crashed plane that was found, or a person who used a plane to travel 200 somethings and find something.
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Admin: lock this thread. Thank you.

EDIT: Yeah, that was a story. Heh. I love this idea.
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