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Six Word Stories – April 2015

6 April, 2015

Short form fiction is an excellent way to keep your writing sharp. There is no room for any loose or spare words in your storytelling. Adam Ickes runs the shortest fiction prompt there is – Six on the Sixth. The words this month are:

Bend, Desire, Fortune, Old, King, End

I’ve taken the prompts and written six six-word episodes of a longer story. Thus:


An unexpected jackpot – that palmist’s useless!

He tours classic car showrooms, salivating.

That one! The Royals drive these.

Speeding, he sees the corner late…

A vintage car has vintage brakes…

Enough money left for lavish funeral.

  1. I like how you connected all these into a (tragic) little story. Good one!

  2. Very nice. I never understood the love some people have for classic cars. I guess I know why now.

    • Thanks Adam. I like the look of some classic cars but they must be a pain to maintain and they can’t be as safe as those today. As my hero found out…

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