Storytelling in Six Words You Say?October 26, 2009
Wired recently recounted that Ernest Hemingway once penned a story a mere six words long, which went: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” According to the article Hemingway considered it his “best work.”
Well, Wired challenged some top flight talent to come up with their own and I thought that was a lot of fun and that you might enjoy a few of them. From Wired:
Gown removed carelessly. Head, less so.
– Joss Whedon
Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time
– Alan Moore
Easy. Just touch the match to
– Ursula K. Le Guin
Computer, did we bring batteries? Computer?
– Eileen Gunn
And now my own humble attempt…