Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

Challenge open Saturday 23rd January 2016 – Friday 29th January 2016

Welcome to the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge.

For those who have never dropped by before a new prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9am GMT for you to interpret in any way the muse grabs you.

All you need to do is take today’s prompt, write a whole story in six words and post it in the comments below. The winner of the challenge will be the story with the most likes in the comments below by the close of the challenge on Friday evening.

Please feel free to invite your friends to this page to support your entry. They might even feel inspired to enter themselves.

PLEASE REMEMBER TO VOTE, NO VOTING = NO WINNING!

So, on with the challenge.

Today’s prompt is:

Failure

My attempt at today’s prompt is:

To conform was to lose dignity.
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The Rules:

  1. Write a story in six words or less inspired by the prompt.
  2. Write your story in a comment below to be entered. A link to a blog post is not an entry.
  3. A blog post and a pingback is not a requirement of the challenge, just your story in the comments below but feel free to add your own blog post if you wish. Remember to use the tag #stellarstorychallenge if you do and provide a link to your post.
  4. Read and ‘like’ at least one other story published on this week’s prompt.
  5. The winner will be the story with the most likes at the end of the challenge. This week, the end of the challenge will be on Friday 29th January at 10pm GMT.
  6. I will announce the winner on this blog on Friday evening and include links to the winners’ blogs.
  7. First, second and third place will have the honour of downloading and using one of my highly coveted awards on their blogs should they wish to do so.
  8. In the event of a tie for second and third places, I will choose a single story to take the placement.
  9. Multiple entries are allowed, just don’t go mad and enter dozens please 🙂 

Good luck!

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About Nicola Auckland

Busy wife to one & mum to two. I've caught the creative writing bug, now need to practice, get awesome and write something worth reading. Simples.
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117 Responses to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

  1. kaffe325 says:

    Only once did she know love.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. kaffe325 says:

    Collecting her fee, shame engulfed her.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. kaffe325 says:

    Confusing fear with hate, destruction ensued.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. theturtle says:

    “Oh no ! it’s 10 PM Friday ”

    lazy turtle hugs 😉

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Deeksha says:

    Excellent talent, no opportunity, disastrous failure..!

    Liked by 3 people

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  7. magarisa says:

    The conviction ended a questionable career.

    Liked by 4 people

  8. magarisa says:

    She never opened her heart again.

    Liked by 3 people

  9. Etol Bagam says:

    This is inspired by my friend’s attempt to do Whole30, and having several Days 1s:

    No chocolate milk during Whole30??? Oops!

    Liked by 2 people

  10. magarisa says:

    Too big to fail, my ass!

    Liked by 1 person

  11. kirstwrites says:

    Her children inherited all her flaws

    Liked by 4 people

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  13. Little Voice says:

    Thanks for liking my post.

    Like

  14. Shilpa Niraj says:

    Even death couldn’t end the misery.

    Liked by 8 people

  15. badaserie says:

    Limiting yourself because of negative judgement

    Liked by 3 people

  16. magarisa says:

    The trained assassin let her live.

    Liked by 4 people

  17. they had done it, he cringed!!!!

    Liked by 3 people

  18. Meritings says:

    Five, four, three, two, one, OOPS!

    Liked by 6 people

  19. A word with no vowels, it’s a winner in a game of hangman!

    Like

  20. Oops. That not my entry, but intended as reply for Jamie L Dyson.

    Like

  21. Winning at failing? Failing at winning?

    Like

  22. unibookworm says:

    Despite trying , his marriage fell apart

    Liked by 4 people

  23. Reblogged this on Blood On Borrowed Wings and commented:
    Take the challenge, if you can.

    Like

  24. Maternity. Morality. Mobility. Moribundity. Mortality. Morbidity.

    Liked by 1 person

  25. Under every ponytail is an arsehole.

    Liked by 5 people

  26. Kat Myrman says:

    It was her moment! She froze.

    ~kat

    Liked by 11 people

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  28. moondragon88 says:

    He died young, nobody attends funeral.

    Liked by 2 people

  29. moondragon88 says:

    Looking back, it was all pointless

    Liked by 6 people

  30. BarbCT says:

    Tried to impress; made a mess.

    Liked by 6 people

  31. She passed on watching Sunday football.

    Liked by 1 person

  32. Crashing heads was considered unnecessary roughness.

    Liked by 1 person

  33. Blocked and tackled then running back.

    Liked by 1 person

  34. Married to the mob of noncommunication.

    Liked by 5 people

  35. Love To loved. Saddest added ‘d’.

    Liked by 3 people

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  38. erinb9 says:

    Soul Pricing: now a buyer’s market

    Liked by 4 people

  39. Only managed getting it down to seven.

    Liked by 2 people

  40. Did anyone see you do it?

    Liked by 1 person

  41. swritings says:

    Stand-up comedian faced silent audience.

    Liked by 7 people

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  43. Nadine says:

    Their marriage only lasted three weeks.

    Liked by 4 people

  44. inkdropk says:

    Looking at Scales – the wrong result.

    Liked by 4 people

  45. maryruth16 says:

    Storm Jonas en route to Britain

    Liked by 1 person

  46. mescalime says:

    Giving up was his only option.

    Liked by 9 people

  47. mescalime says:

    Plenty of lessons, behind these failures.

    Liked by 2 people

  48. Little Voice says:

    Once they had been good friends.

    Liked by 4 people

  49. Little Voice says:

    She laughed, she danced, she lived.

    Liked by 1 person

  50. Little Voice says:

    Oops… It should read: he was born, then he died.

    Liked by 1 person

  51. Little Voice says:

    He was born and then he died.

    Liked by 1 person

  52. Little Voice says:

    I think I can, but can’t.

    Liked by 5 people

  53. Tessa says:

    Threw toy to cat. She stared.

    Liked by 4 people

  54. WHY DO I WEIGH SO MUCH????

    Liked by 5 people

  55. BarbCT says:

    He missed his own wedding.

    Liked by 4 people

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  57. afairymind says:

    Next time they’d hire a professional.

    Liked by 11 people

  58. Meritings says:

    Eff ay Eye ‘ell you are.

    Liked by 3 people

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  60. Alixa says:

    Tears glided along a bruised cheek.

    Liked by 6 people

  61. he stood, watching life go by

    Liked by 5 people

  62. oneta hayes says:

    These are great. I can’t compete.

    Liked by 4 people

  63. oneta hayes says:

    You’re given a lifetime. Don’t fail.

    Liked by 4 people

  64. maryruth16 says:

    Too lazy to cook; McDonald’s won.

    Liked by 10 people

  65. maryruth16 says:

    Tom’s triumph was shortlived; Jerry survived.

    Liked by 7 people

  66. inkdropk says:

    He rose Majestically, and fell Disastrously

    Liked by 4 people

  67. inkbiotic says:

    Rhythmn? No. Rhythmn? Rythym? Goddamn spelling!

    Liked by 9 people

  68. Baheya says:

    He never admitted he was wrong.

    Liked by 12 people

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  70. I’m not even going to try.

    Liked by 11 people

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  72. The Voice says:

    Jumped from plane. Landed in hospital.

    Liked by 16 people

  73. Easy. Please don’t like this post.

    Liked by 11 people

  74. Haylee says:

    A continuous beep. The line flattened.

    Liked by 7 people

  75. luckyjc007 says:

    Crashed my car taking driver’s test!

    Liked by 12 people

  76. Ally says:

    She tried so hard… not enough.

    Liked by 5 people

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  78. Graham Lawrence says:

    December buds. Hard frost. Flowerless Spring.

    Liked by 11 people

  79. Dad always said I was nothing.

    Liked by 13 people

  80. Haylee says:

    The reason Mary Berry will not be giving me the call for British Bake Off…

    Sunken soufflés, soggy bottoms, burnt buns. 😔

    Liked by 16 people

  81. Twenty years. Never really understood her.

    Liked by 12 people

  82. A critic destroyed my best work.

    Liked by 13 people

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  84. Red sock. Now whites are pink.

    Liked by 19 people

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