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Six Word Story Contest Winners

Sunday, April 3rd, 2011

A huge thanks to everyone who participated in our Six Word Story Contest! We had over 125 entries, and so many of them were fantastic.

We’ve selected three prize winners, with a good mix of plot, humor, and wit:

Freud seems skeptical about that third one.

Tree falls, crushes mime.  No sound. by Seth.

Large crowd, cheering my name? …Zombies! by Sophie.

Freud slipped and yelled “Mother Fucker!” by Carlo.

These were also great, and definitely worthy of an honorable mention:

To do: Overthrow Dictator, Celebrate, Repeat.
It seems counterintuitive, but trust me.
Julius Agreer came, saw, and concurred.
The men never saw Earth again.
Gun-show ticket scalpers never succeed.
Fwd: fwd: I moderately support this!
Jack Bauer, Red-Green colorblind. Boom.
Hitting command+S: illusion of productivity.
Six foot woman, five foot coffin.
For sale: Hemingway book, never read.
Horse tattoo is now a giraffe.
Fired employee stole rope and stationery.
In search of baby. Have shoes.
For sale: assless chaps. gently used.
Invisible sheep make herding more fun.
Jedi mind trickster gains free refills.
Scrabble in Chinese was really hard.

Thanks again for all the entries, all but one of which were actually six words long! Well done! Our winners will receive a brand-spanking new TUSB t-shirt, as well as a gift certificate.

Last Chance: Enter Our Six Word Story Contest!

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Showcase your creative talent and send us your best six word stories before it’s too late! The contest ends at 11:59pm tonight (Sunday, Feb 27), so don’t miss out. You can email them to us at stanfordblogging AT gmail DOT com or comment them below or tweet them at us with a hashtag sixwordstory.

Full details here.

Good luck!

TUSB Writing Contest: Six Word Stories

Monday, February 14th, 2011

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.