Six words, no more, no less March 5, 2009Posted by Marco in Future formats.
The concept of Six Word Stories apparently started, or at least gathered a great apocryphal origin, when someone bet Ernest Hemingway he couldn’t tell a story in such a short space. The response of the great man – “For sale: baby shoes. Never worn.” – still carries a real punch today, where in these times of Twittering and Flash fiction the six worders have made a real comeback.
Check out all the best recent Science Fiction entries, including this cracker from Alan Moore:
Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time