These Six Word Stories Are Going to Melt Your Brain


I came across this sub-genre of flash fiction  about two years ago and I found it extremely captivating. According to the legend, Ernest Hemingway once won a bet  by writing a six word short story.  The story was so good that it could make people cry. His writer friends lost because of these thought provoking and extremely sad lines:


Since then, this extreme example of flash fiction has served as a prompt and it tests writers’ ability to create masterpieces.

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Here are some of the best examples of best six word stories I found on Reddit and other websites on internet. I typed them on some pictures matching with the theme. Enjoy the beauty of brevity!


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Adarsh Verma

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