Six Words Plus One

I’ve long been a fan of SMITH Magazine’s Six-Word Stories, and will cop to compulsively paging through It All Changed in an Instant whenever I pass it on a bookstore table. But I’ve never managed to get that six-word flash of inspiration myself.

Last weekend while browsing in the Strand, though, I did find the perfect accidental seven-word story. With apologies for the crappy quality of my cell phone camera:


5 Comments to Six Words Plus One

  1. Karen Wall's Gravatar Karen Wall
    January 23, 2010 at 7:59 pm | Permalink

    That’s great. I probably wouldn’t have noticed, I tend to avoid those sections of bookstores.

  2. January 24, 2010 at 9:53 pm | Permalink


  3. Kate Burn's Gravatar Kate Burn
    January 25, 2010 at 11:12 am | Permalink

    What a little gem. I wonder if the labeler noticed his created narrative. And what if the shelves were reversed? Self Help Ends Here, Relationships Begin Here.

  4. nbm's Gravatar nbm
    January 25, 2010 at 11:54 pm | Permalink

    Surely either can be true, it just depends on which way you’re going? Great find, Lisa.

  5. Daniel Nocivelli's Gravatar Daniel Nocivelli
    January 26, 2010 at 11:34 am | Permalink

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