Category: Flash Fiction

01/20/2019

Six Word Story Blog – 20 Jan 19

Here’s the weekly roundup of six word story explanations. As always, the six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. Play, dogs, play. No TV today. I came up with a children’s story for this prompt and it is as straightforward as the picture appears. Two lazy dogs
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01/12/2019

Six Word Story Blog – 12 Jan 19

A bit of a break for Christmas and New Year’s, so here’s the first weekly roundup of six word story explanations for 2019. As always, the six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. How do you improve on perfect? 2019 kicked off with a couple of resolutions
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12/22/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 22 Dec 18

Felt like I struggled with the Christmas-themed prompts, but here’s the weekly roundup of explanations about recent six word stories. As always, the six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. Fun fact: Reindeer can’t outrun lions. Anyone who’s read Christmas stories to their kids will probably have
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12/11/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 11 Dec 18

Here’s the weekly roundup of explanations about recent six word stories. As always, the six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. I got the dog. Not you. I felt good about this story, although it’s super weird to dress up a dog as a cook. Who would
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12/04/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 4 Dec 18

Here’s the weekly roundup of explanations about recent six word stories. As always, the six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. Everything had been going so well. This is just kind of a crazy photo and for the longest time, I couldn’t come up with any reasonable
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11/24/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 27 Nov 18

I’ve been on a fairly good roll the last few weeks with getting stories done, but consequently it’s hard to keep up with the explanations so some of these were posted a few weeks ago. That said, if you have any questions about a specific story, just let me know and I’d be happy to
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11/20/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 20 Nov 18

Here are my story explanations for some of my recent six word stories. The six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. The apple is rich in antioxidants. This writing prompt is reminiscent of the rose scene in American Beauty, except instead of rose petals on a bed,
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11/12/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 12 Nov 18

Here are my story explanations for some of my recent six word stories. The six word story is the caption under the photo and the explanation follows the caption. Beautiful moments are just that. Fleeting. My wife and I have always made a big deal about reading to our kids. Dr. Seuss is my especial
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11/06/2018

Six Word Story Blog – 5 Nov 18

Here’s how it works: every week I tweet out six word stories based on writing prompts I find on Twitter. When I get a chance, I elaborate on the story behind the six word story, because there’s only so much you can do with six words. There’s a bit of a lag, so this week’s
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