Six Word Stories

In the vein of Ernest Hemingway where less is more, we are exploring six word stories. It’s a fun exercise that helps one ferret out the essence of the story’s intention.

Here’s Janie’s progression from 9 to 8 and to 6 words

  • There was no escaping this choice she had made.
  • She settled into the choice she had made
  • No escape for her choice now. 


Here’s two by Glenda:

  • Eyes on cell phone, missed her glance.
  • Birthed children she couldn’t bare.



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