October 27, 2006

Six-Word Fiction

I thought this deserved a separate post. From WIRED.com:
Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words ("For sale: baby shoes, never worn.") and is said to have called it his best work. So we asked sci-fi, fantasy, and horror writers from the realms of books, TV, movies, and games to take a shot themselves.

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

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

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

Cryonics: Disney thawed. Mickey gnawed. Omigawd.
- Eileen Gunn

Kirby had never eaten toes before.
- Kevin Smith

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

Batman Sues Batsignal: Demands Trademark Royalties.
- Cory Doctorow
(Loads more @ Wired.com )

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