Six-Word Stories Vol.2

A while back, I wrote a blog of six-word stories. It seemed to be enjoyable to many people, so I thought I would try another one.

If you’re not familiar with it, a six-word story is exactly as it sounds: It tells a complete story in only six words. This requires some very creative thinking. Many writers can describe a scene in several pages, using flowery descriptors and embellishments, but are you able to tell an emotional, significant story in just a few words? Some of mine have titles and some do not. I would like to hear from you. Can you come up with a good six-word story? Please post in the comments below or create a post of your own and link back to mine. I would love to read them.

Kitten found me; now I’m his.

Fear became my prison without walls.

Seed planted, no water, no growth.

Drove too fast; now I’m “slow.”

Built my walls, brick by brick.

“Moving On”

Sent his mom flowers–no more.

Smiled more; people liked me more.

New growth, warmth, leaves fall, cold.

Copyright © 2022 Brandon Ellrich

Now it’s your turn. Write a six-word story containing a beginning, middle and end. Post it in the comment section or post the link back to your own website/blog.

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Published by Brandon Ellrich

I live in Central Missouri and enjoy reading, writing, playing tennis, watching movies, and exploring creative outlets. I have a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and I love to take my readers inside the minds of my characters.

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