Red words: Occupied. Oops, too late!
Funny. Crazy. A little bit mad.
In six words!
That’s quite an accomplishment.
You may already have heard how Hemingway was once challenged to prove his boast that he could tell a story in six words. It was,
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I have, indeed, heard of it! Very famous and one of my favourites. It was where I found the inspiration to start experimenting with the shorter variety of stories. I’d never heard of flash fiction and the idea of a story in six words really appealed to me. It was a new challenge beyond the normal “Write a story” choice that encourages authors to really think about the word choice and the small nitty gritty bits … and I do love a good challenge!
Six word stories can be challenging, but you get the story across well in this one.