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August 18th, 2008

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01:39 pm - Writer's Block: Six-Word Story
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?
He said, "Nothing left to lose".

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Date:August 18th, 2008 11:55 pm (UTC)
"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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