Six Word Stories

Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words (“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”) and is said to have called it his best work.

What say you, Crasstonians? Care to try? The rules are simple. You have six words and unlimited punctuation to tell a story. Here’s a few to get things going.

  • They ran headlong into happy ever after.
  • He didn’t know he was dead.
  • Spring marriage. Summer fling. Autumn divorce.
  • “Back in an hour.” Years ago.
  • She waved, but not at you.

Ready to give it a try? Throw it in the comments, then.

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