Tag Archives: Six Word Stories

Striking Six Again

Having just finished a very long piece, novel-length in fact, I find myself wanting to write shorter things. So I’m returning to the shortest form I know of, the six-word story. Think of it as a pallet cleanser, like an … Continue reading

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Six times eleven

Evil lives in darkness and sunshine. Hope is a lie and yet… Too busy to answer, oh really? Get through the day, that’s enough. Ocean glitters prettily. Sharks lurk below. Check for traps. That’s good advice. Ending or beginning, answer … Continue reading

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Six Word O’clock

One ticket or two? Just one… Cat novelist writes. Egtekn873………absahog; 02shfxcmsl. Then what happens? No spoilers please. Beer with friends or whiskey alone. Inspiration arrives unannounced then Irish goodbye. Nature is beauty, mud and bugs. In love, don’t fuck it … Continue reading

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Half Dozen words per story

Move the chair, get a pratfall. Are you unhappy, only when awake. Too many good ideas, that’s rough. Here’s a mystery, find my keys. You can’t please everyone, even yourself. Footprints in snow, disappear by morning. Hear a noise, cat … Continue reading

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