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Try telling a story in six words

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Ernest Hemingway was once challenged to write a complete story in six words. Here is what he wrote:

"For sale: baby shoes, never used."


Some people say it was written to settle a bar bet. Others say it was a personal challenge directed at other famous authors. But it proves that it is possible to create a short story with just six words. Choose the right words, and leave the rest to the imagination of the reader. That is excellent writing. 

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