Six Word Stories – Some More Examples

Drinking alone, curtains drawn… he smiled.

His tooth fell out. He sighed.

Observing, he felt powerful. She didn’t.

Numb. She pulled her pants up.

Cynical drunks leered on street corners.

Like apes they strutted, seeking trouble.

“Let’s dance!” The relationship ended there.

She popped her gum. He winced.

“I’m a writer.” He lied easily.

His bald spot stole the show.

Going home alone. The night disappointed.

Rolling hips drew his attention. Fatally.

Parodying youth did him no favours.

“Guilt don’t tell time” He said.

All by Iain Murdoch

The cheap jacket gave him away. – Ellie Blaney

Jim the archaeologist. Found years later. – Emily Court

Failed SAT. Lost scholarship. Invented rocket. – William Shatner

Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time. – Alan Moore

With bloody hands, I say good-bye. – Frank Miller

Kirby had never eaten toes before. – Kevin Smith

Automobile warranty expires. So does engine. – Stan Lee

Longed for him. Got him. Shit. – Margaret Atwood

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6 responses to “Six Word Stories – Some More Examples

  1. Autumn, crown sits and stare, reflect

  2. Big party
    Drunk driver
    Lost forever

  3. I really like 6 word story’s because they have a sad ending it brings emotion to the reader

  4. The beautiful thing about six word stories is that they have a multitude of outcomes and can stir a range of emotions. They aren’t necessarily required to have a sad ending, but one thing they do have in common is that they leave the reader with questions.

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