Hemingway: stories in six words

Max just found one of the best examples I’ve ever seen that you don’t need to be wordy in order to convey a complete and powerful message, something it’s always worth remembering when writing web content.

Ernest Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words:

"For sale: baby shoes, never worn."

Wired.com asked other authors to do the same – Margaret Atwood wrote:

Longed for him. Got him. Shit.

See other entries on the wired.com website.


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