August 18th, 2008
|01:39 pm - Writer's Block: Six-Word Story|
He said, "Nothing left to lose".
Hemingway was once challenged to write a story in only six words. His response? “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” He is believed to have called it his greatest literary work ever. Can you write a story in six words?
|Date:||August 18th, 2008 08:39 pm (UTC)|| |
|Date:||August 18th, 2008 08:53 pm (UTC)|| |
Oh yeah, I was just thinking about those yesterday. Here's what I came up with then: He kept saying 'sorry' and ejaculating.
I suppose I could do better.
"The aliens said 'No deal'."
"She had a saw -- without anesthetic."
"Waking the dead turned out badly."
On a related vein, I once wrote a limerick wherein each line was a summary of a short story contest entry. Not quite the same thing, but it's the comment here
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