I am sure you have come across six-word stories or memoirs before, e.g. the famous Hemingway story: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” I think Shakespeare could have written some terrific ones: “Is that a dagger I s...?”
When my friend Margot, Confessions of a Mystery Novelist, called for dribbles the other day (fifty-word stories), my mind switched to Hemingway mode and began spitting out six-word stories.
Here is my new variation of the concept: stories inspired by book titles:
Golden Age Mysteries:
1. “Gaudy Night.” “Unnatural Death.” “Whose Body?”
2. Having: “Busman´s Honeymoon.” Wanting: “Strong Poison.”
And now a threat: don´t you dare copying my idea – unless you come back here with a link so we can share the fun!