Flickr Six Word Stories

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Even more of a minimalistic challenge than the Five Frame Stories, in this Flickr group, you share a single photo in which the story is told via the image and a title with only six words in it- an homage to the great mind of Ernest Hemingway.

Again, you can post in the discussion area your best effort, but there is also an active group that posts a challenge to find the photo that nest fits a given title.

From the group's description:

Ernest Hemingway was once prodded to compose a complete story in six words. His answer, personally felt to be his best prose ever, was "For sale: baby shoes, never used." Some people say it was to settle a bar bet. Others say it was a personal challenge directed at other famous authors.

I'd like you to post a photo with a Six Word Story in the title section of a Flickr photo. Be as inventive as possible. Have those few words tell the whole tale, and let the picture be its visual interpretation. Just make sure the title of your pic does indeed contain SIX WORDS in English. If it does not, it will be deleted. Also, if it's not a story, but only a headline or description, it may also disappear.

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  • While simple, there is power here in aiming to combine a minimal amount of text and one image to make a story. - cogdog cogdog Apr 25, 2011

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