Very short stories

Very Short Stories | WIREDFrom Wired Magazine:

We'll be brief: Hemingway once wrote a story in just six words ("For sale: baby shoes, never worn.") and is said to have called it his best work. So we asked sci-fi, fantasy, and horror writers from the realms of books, TV, movies, and games to take a shot themselves.

My favorites:

Failed SAT. Lost scholarship. Invented rocket.

  • William Shatner

Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time

  • Alan Moore

The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.

  • Orson Scott Card

“Nevertheless, he tried a third time. “- James P. Blaylock

Dinosaurs return. Want their oil back.

  • David Brin

Dorothy: “Fuck it, I’ll stay here.”

  • Steven Meretzky

Leia: “Baby’s yours.” Luke: “Bad news…”

  • Steven Meretzky