TUSB Writing Contest: Six Word Stories

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Hemingway's decent submission to our contest.

The Unofficial Stanford Blog’s latest contest:

Prove your wit by submitting entries.

Who has time for long stories?

Six words, no fewer, no more.

Submit via email, twitter, or comments.

Use hashtag or subject line “sixwordstory”.

Unlimited entries, prizes for the best.

Writer’s Block? Here are good examples:

I did! For the whole post!

One tree – thousand matches. One match…

Scientists just broke up; no chemistry.

From ugly duckling to beautiful cassoulet.

Emo cowboys draw weapons, shoot themselves.

Escape velocity meant nothing without her.

It sounded better seventeen hotdogs ago.

Good luck! Enter by February 27th.


10 Responses to “TUSB Writing Contest: Six Word Stories”

  1. Marcos says:

    Similar concept, same scene as fourth example.

  2. cooking book clubs says:

    The milkman might be her father.

  3. Sasha says:

    These six words sum up the story of my life:

    Wait, you mean there was homework?

  4. Chase Pickens says:

    Met awesome girl. I have herpes.

  5. Katherine says:

    I would fear, but life beckons.

  6. Eric Kofman says:

    Window seat, neighbor asleep– gotta pee…

  7. Connor says:

    I shouldn’t bother entering this contest.

  8. Kristi says:

    Invisible sheep make herding more fun.

  9. Jacob Wittenberg says:

    Kid slaps panda. Bad life choice.

  10. Kathy says:

    Waiting to see if I won.


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