Wired did an article where they asked famous authors for short-short-stories of exactly 6 words. The article was refered to on /. where the commentors added a bunch of there own. Here’s some of the best ones…

Computer, did we bring batteries? Computer?
Eileen Gunn

Gown removed carelessly. Head, less so.
Joss Whedon

Automobile warranty expires. So does engine.
Stan Lee

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

Longed for him. Got him. Shit.
Margaret Atwood

Wasted day. Wasted life. Dessert, please.
Steven Meretzky

It’s behind you! Hurry before it
Rockne S. O’Bannon

I’m dead. I’ve missed you. Kiss … ?
Neil Gaiman

The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.
Orson Scott Card

TIME MACHINE REACHES FUTURE!!! … nobody there …
Harry Harrison

Tick tock tick tock tick tick.
Neal Stephenson

Easy. Just touch the match to
Ursula K. Le Guin

Help! Trapped in a text adventure!
Marc Laidlaw

Dinosaurs return. Want their oil back.
David Brin

Deadline postponed. Five words enough…?
David Brin

Metrosexuals notwithstanding, quiche still lacks something.
David Brin

Osama’s time machine: President Gore concerned.
Charles Stross

Will this do (lazy writer asked)?
Ken MacLeod

Commas, see, add, like, nada, okay?
Gregory Maguire

He read his obituary with confusion.
Steven Meretzky

Parallel universe. Bush, destitute, joins army.
Steven Meretzky

+ From Slashdot…

Not much to read, is there?

Make verbose writers toil for brevity.

Short attention spans? Short stories. Profit!

In Russia, short stories write you!

He was born, lived and died.

Impeachment: It’s not just for blowjobs.

I, for one, welcome our … damn.

Main screen turn on. It’s you!!

Earth invaded, saved; heroine gets laid.

Beautiful day. Evil comes. Bangor, Maine.

Move along, nothing to see here.

Haikus are too long. I’m happy.

Writer’s Block. Shit! Can’t do this.

How many words have I left?

Six words is enough for anybody

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