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We are going to post something to spark those creative minds, be it a deviation, a quote, a song, or something else completely, and your purpose is to write a six word story. Perhaps the piece will provoke thought, inspire you, or evoke a particular response out of you. Whatever you write, it must be six words only (or rather, original guidelines apply) and you can write whatever you like as long as it is a response to the material we post.

Some Guidelines:

:bulletblue: Please post all six word stories here, in this blog.
:bulletblue: Only one six word story, per person, should be posted.

Last week, six word stories were based on this:

Last Drop by ahermin, suggested by LindArtz

There were many, many fantastic stories, but the one we will place is written by WishingDreamer5:

"Bottling things up will-"
"Kill him."

Some other awesome stories were:

Tobaeus's ""Stay hydrated."
"Too much!"

Eccentric17;s "Festive reminiscences.
Running towards summer's end."

SeaPlume's "Over-hydration...
Gods do little in moderation."

This week, we would like you to write a six word story based on this:

Woodoo Master by gilad, suggested by LindArtz

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to ask us here! Additionally, if you have any suggestions for future material that we can use, send us a note!

Now post those stories here and let's see what you've come up with! :la:

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Welcome to SixWordStories!

A type of Flash Fiction, six word stories are (very) short stories with an exact word count: six words. SixWordStories is the place where, alongside quality, quantity really does matter. Though these stories are so brief in length, they can be as profound, if not more, than the prose and poetry you see and read every day, partly because six word stories can tell us so much and yet contain so little.

As a Group, we encourage writers to explore their boundaries with prompts, collaborations and more, but we accept anyone and everyone too! Whether you are a digital artist, photographer, or something else entirely, if you can string six words together into a story, this is the place to be!

We will leave you with a thought and conclude this introduction with a well known six word story by Hemingway: "For sale: baby shoes, never worn."

What does that tell you?

Submit Your Pieces!

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GargoylesBlood Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
:shamrock: "Coming in to apologize for not posting lately. Just recovering from a nasty cold and virus. That, and, my head is not well when writer's block kicks in. I promise I will post my six word stories in when I get the thoughts to stop being rusted up." :shamrock: :)
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That1PersonYouForgot Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I'm afraid I accientaly submitted something that wasn't a six word story. I apologize! :I My iPad was messing up.
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Z-Pikachu Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This group looks pretty cool. I have a few six word stories.
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Eccentric17 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very happy to have come across this group :). I love a good challenge and projects for inspiration. Love the idea of having a theme each week! :)
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MissMaddox Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello! I'm curious as to whether or not I'm allowed to advertise the group in my signature? I thought it would be fine, but I thought I'd ask permission first. =P
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