Six Words

In the current issue of Wired Magazine, there’s a cool article on the shortest story ever written by Ernest Hemingway, just six words in length: For Sale: baby shoes, never used. One can only imagine the story behind this one.

The magazine appealed to a slew of writers and artists to submit their own six worders, many of which are brilliant. My personal fave comes from Margaret Atwood: Longed for him. Got him. Shit.

The lovely Caterina Fake had blogged about this unique style of story telling back in late September, with many wonderful submissions from her readers.

Here’s mine: She didn’t know it was loaded.

A friend was recently sporting this one on a t-shirt: Don’t steal. The government hates competition.

Wanna play?


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