Tuesday, October 23, 2007

6 word stories, these are amazing.

Shamelessly taking this from an article on Wired here http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/14.11/sixwords.html

I love these. Here are a few. I want to hear your six words that tell a story.

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

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

“Cellar?” “Gate to, uh … hell, actually.”- Ronald D. Moore

Epitaph: Foolish humans, never escaped Earth.- Vernor Vinge

It cost too much, staying human.- Bruce Sterling

We kissed. She melted. Mop please!- James Patrick Kelly

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

1940: Young Hitler! Such a cantor!- Michael Moorcock

Lie detector eyeglasses perfected: Civilization collapses.- Richard Powers

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

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

Kirby had never eaten toes before.- Kevin Smith

To save humankind he died again.- Ben Bova

We went solar; sun went nova.- Ken MacLeod

Husband, transgenic mistress; wife: “You cow!”- Paul Di Filippo

“I couldn’t believe she’d shoot me.”- Howard Chaykin

Don’t marry her. Buy a house.- Stephen R. Donaldson

Broken heart, 45, WLTM disabled man.- Mark Millar

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

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

New genes demand expression -- third eye.- Greg Bear

K.I.A. Baghdad, Aged 18 - Closed Casket- Richard K. Morgan

WORLD'S END. Sic transit gloria Monday.- Gregory Benford

Epitaph: He shouldn't have fed it.- Brian Herbert

Batman Sues Batsignal: Demands Trademark Royalties.- Cory Doctorow

Heaven falls. Details at eleven.- Robert Jordan

Bush told the truth. Hell froze.- William Gibson

whorl. Help! I'm caught in a time- Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel

Nevertheless, he tried a third time.- James P. Blaylock

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