Ernest Hemingway once wrote a story in six words and called it the best story he'd ever written. The story was: "For sale: baby shoes. Never worn."Wired
recently issued the six-word story challenge to some promiment sci-fi authors. They got some very interesting results, all of which you can read here
Here are a few of my favorites.
Computer, did we bring batteries? Computer?
- Eileen Gunn
Gown removed carelessly. Head, less so.
- Joss Whedon
Longed for him. Got him. Shit.
- Margaret Atwood
The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.
- Orson Scott Card
TIME MACHINE REACHES FUTURE!!! … nobody there …
- Harry Harrison
Mozilla devastates Redmond, Google’s nuke implicated.
- Charles Stross
Time traveler's thought: "What's the password?"
- Steven Meretzky
posted by Michael Hickerson at 10/25/2006 10:42:00 AM