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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

the lottery

ernest hemingway is said to have written an entire story in six words and claimed it to be one of his best works. wired magazine looks at this phenomenon and asks various sci-fi writers to write such stories. click here to read all of them. a few examples below.

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

Gown removed carelessly. Head, less so.
- Joss Whedon

Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time
- Alan Moore

Longed for him. Got him. Shit.
- Margaret Atwood

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

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


Blogger EXSENO said...

What was the one by Hemingway

9:30 AM  
Blogger Saira said...

rofl. Just realised you'd posted about it too. Oops.

11:18 AM  
Blogger Abbas Halai said...

exseno: it's in the wired article.

11:24 AM  
Blogger Joseph K said...

Great post inspired thinking will write.

8:07 PM  
Blogger the fourth person said...

my contribution

"the gun finally fired, too late."

3:15 PM  

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