Six-word story

Six-word story

Postby sgtpepperband » Sun Apr 27, 2008 6:57 pm

There is a legend that Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to compose a six-word story. The result?

"For sale: Baby shoes. Never used."

Anyone care to accept and continue the challenge?

My effort:

"...and just like that - it started!"
Realise the impotence of proof reading everything you publish...
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Re: Six-word story

Postby fruity » Sun Apr 27, 2008 8:32 pm

Room for rent, comes with umbrella
Oh I do like to be beside the seaside, I do like to be beside the sea....
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Re: Six-word story

Postby glesga lawyer » Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:04 pm

Cafe written book ,makes author famous !
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Re: Six-word story

Postby Bryan » Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:45 pm

Never gave up, success was mine....
Back on TV soon..Starting the Lotto Draw
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Re: Six-word story

Postby man with the stick » Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:47 pm

Man becomes househusband, goes slowly insane.
Sometimes right. Sometimes wrong. Always certain.
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Re: Six-word story

Postby Zwilnik » Sun Apr 27, 2008 10:30 pm

Five, Four, Three, Too, One, Oops!
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Re: Six-word story

Postby phantomguitarist » Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:36 pm

Unfortunately he wasn't asked to re-audition.
CARTER THE STOPPABLE SEX MACHINE
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Re: Six-word story

Postby kittie » Mon Apr 28, 2008 12:41 pm

He kissed her, she killed him.
That bird in the tartan skirt
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Re: Six-word story

Postby mitch » Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:18 pm

Ghost harasses ex on Yorkshire moors.
Are you a sardine?
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Re: Six-word story

Postby Newbie » Mon Apr 28, 2008 1:25 pm

She whispered in his ear, "Yes."
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Re: Six-word story

Postby Dougie » Thu May 08, 2008 9:14 pm

Why oh why do I find serial killers funny? (apologies now)

My Peter, that's a shiny hammer...

or

Doesn't Myra have a funny haircut?

or

Hammy doesn't like Mr Dyson anymore

or

NO!!!!!! Dougie's been at the wine.
Insert something witty here.
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Re: Six-word story

Postby Simmo » Thu May 08, 2008 10:46 pm

Here's my effort:

...and they lived everly happy after.
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Re: Six-word story

Postby Big Tim » Mon May 12, 2008 11:43 pm

First shyly, later constantly, finally occasionally.
spent a moment on my lips
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Re: Six-word story

Postby glesga lawyer » Tue May 13, 2008 11:17 pm

Ready for revenge, he took aim !
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Re: Six-word story

Postby sgtpepperband » Tue May 13, 2008 11:54 pm

"Please tell me what this means..."
Realise the impotence of proof reading everything you publish...
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