#6WSC Growth

Write a tiny little story in only six words (not counting the title).


Everything starts small — a seed becomes a plant, an egg becomes an ostrich, a look becomes a quarrel, a slight becomes a war.

The most wonderful things, the most terrible things, the most powerful things, the most vulnerable things — all begin small and grow. Or they might begin big and grow smaller, which is a very funny thing to say, when you think about it!

Here’s a Six Word Story by Ernest Hemingway.


Such an impact and unseen images in only six words…

6wscPublish your Six Word Story on your own website/blog and paste the link to that post in a comment to this one here.

Here’s mine:

cedar 4Growth

Beautiful and crippling, like my wife.

I will post a new Six Word Story Challenge every other week on Wednesday – so the next one will be on September 4. On alternating Wednesdays you can visit my dear Sister from overseas’ website Marion Driessen for her story challenges.

I’m posting today at The Write Type on the subject of cartbeforethehorseification.



I was born in Louisville, Kentucky, but now live in the woods in southern Indiana. Though I only write fiction, I love to read non-fiction. The more I learn about this world, the more fantastic I see it is.

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