Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

Challenge open Saturday 24th June 2017 – Thursday 29th June 2017

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.

Today’s prompt is:


My attempt at today’s prompt is:

 Death finally arrived, it seemed nervous.

Remember to share your entry on social media using the sharing buttons below! Let’s tell everyone about our challenge, the more the merrier! 

Use the hashtag #SixWordStoryChallenge. 


How does it work?

  1. Leave your story in the comments until Thursday 9pm (GMT)
  2. Like, comment & engage with other authors
  3. Come back on Thursday to vote for your favourite
  4. Bask in glory if you’re a winner.

Never tried microfiction before?

Never fear, help is at hand. Click through to my post on writing the best six word stories for inspiration.

Can I share my story?

Of course you can! Tell your story and inspire others to have a go.

Write a blog post, send me a pingback and share on social media.

Use any of these hashtags #SixWordStoryChallenge #6words #sixwordstory #microfiction #flashfiction #fiction #amwriting

How is the winner chosen?

I close entry to the Six Word Story Challenge on Thursday at 9pm. I open a poll at 10pm which remains open for 24hrs. Anybody and everybody is invited to vote in this poll, the winner is the story with the most votes at 9pm on Friday. Simples!

Click through to this page to read the full rules of the challenge.

Good luck!


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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69 Responses to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

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  2. Nobody could hear her desperate screams…

    Liked by 1 person

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  4. veracitymama says:

    Alone eating, choke, can’t breath, self-Heimlich.

    Liked by 3 people

  5. Tension. Earth Rocking. Retching. Oblivion Reigns.

    Liked by 3 people

  6. His face didn’t match the description.

    Liked by 4 people

  7. Hurricane. Surge. Fire. I am alone.

    Liked by 4 people

  8. Youth carrying guns instead of books

    Liked by 5 people

  9. Jael Sook says:

    No Terror Like The Past, Returned…

    ©Jael Sook, 2017 All rights reserved.

    Liked by 4 people

  10. SilverFox says:

    Darkness, sweat drips, click!, he turns…

    Liked by 4 people

  11. mommytomyson says:

    Rape was now an experience.

    Liked by 2 people

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  13. priyanka2v9 says:

    Monday morning meeting with my boss

    Liked by 8 people

  14. She held her breath. Couldn’t speak.

    Liked by 4 people

  15. everynkildare says:

    I finally have time to try this again! Not fully awake yet, but here’s my stab at it:

    The noises ceased. Silence had arrived.

    Liked by 6 people

    • I am so excited to see that your book has been released! I’m going to have to patiently reread book 3 to reorientate myself!

      Anyone who likes a good supernatural story should definitely check out Everyn’s Crow series!

      Liked by 1 person

  16. Guillotene shears swiftly, the crowd smiles.

    Liked by 7 people

  17. Dark night. Glowing eyes. No escape.

    Liked by 7 people

  18. The parachute opened; never misplace scissors.

    Liked by 3 people

  19. James McEwan says:

    Try these six word Terror novels:

    Expectant mother trips, a baby screams.

    Lost in thought, a dark place.

    Vampire twins split a lover’s heart

    Skeletons in cupboard, dad left town.

    Annie fast asleep, a floorboard creaks.

    Liked by 1 person

  20. My first visit! Here goes –

    Everyone’s disappeared. I’m all alone. Hello…..

    Click to visit Keith’s Ramblings

    Liked by 8 people

  21. Ranjan says:

    Terror ceases trust! Not belief.

    Liked by 4 people

  22. Sheryl says:

    Alone, the brush of a hand…

    Liked by 9 people

  23. Jael Sook says:

    I like your take, the idea that Death would be nervous–it should be!! 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

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  25. Whisked from sleep. A floorboard creaks.

    Hello! This is my first attempt at a six word story. Fun, fun, fun! 🙂

    Liked by 5 people

  26. Denny says:

    Terror abounding, we overcame with humility.

    Liked by 6 people

  27. Reblogged this on Scottish Legend's Blog and commented:
    Have a go at the 6 story word challenge.

    This weeks theme is terror.

    This is my attempt

    In the delivery room, baby’s silent.

    I can’t think of anything more terrifying

    Liked by 3 people

  28. In the delivery room, baby’s silent.

    Liked by 11 people

  29. oneta hayes says:

    End of life with empty hands.

    Liked by 7 people

  30. Error proved fatal accompanied with ‘T’.

    Liked by 7 people

  31. Driving downhill, she realized brakes failed.

    Liked by 11 people

  32. frankhubeny says:

    God wasn’t on his side.

    Liked by 11 people

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  34. trE says:

    Reblogged this on A Woman. Her Dog. Their Journey. and commented:
    It’s Saturday, beautiful people! Today’s prompt? Terror… What 6 words do you have for it?


  35. trE says:

    Her punishment: a scheduled public skinning.

    Liked by 11 people

  36. Reblogged this on SOUL CONNECTION and commented:
    My Attempt on TERROR
    His only companion was TERROR… Labrador.

    What’s Yours???

    Fun Six Word Story Challenge.

    Liked by 2 people

  37. His Only Companion Was TERROR… Labrador.

    Liked by 6 people

  38. PoojaG says:

    We fought the terror using peace.

    Liked by 11 people

  39. Reblogged this on Jessica Bakkers and commented:
    REBLOGGING this week’s Six Word Story Challenge by Nicola Auckland. Get on over to her site and play along!

    Liked by 1 person

  40. Guns fired. Bombs fell. Death everywhere.

    Liked by 16 people

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