Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

Challenge open Saturday 25th November 2017 – Thursday 30th November 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.


My attempt at today’s challenge is:

 They served. Some killed, all cried. 

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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29 Responses to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

  1. Pingback: And the Winner of The Six Word Story Challenge is… | Sometimes Stellar Storyteller

  2. Baheya says:

    We stood in the scorching sun.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. She did everything … not one understood

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Adam says:

    “Please, set me free,” he cried.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. emhyde says:

    Duty did not matter, only compassion.


  6. Martin Cororan says:

    Go to airport for cheap booze…

    Liked by 1 person

  7. Pingback: Six Word Story: Duty | kirstwrites

  8. priyanka2v9 says:


    Liked by 1 person

  9. oneta hayes says:

    When shirked, others pay beyond theirs.

    Liked by 1 person

  10. kirstwrites says:

    Keeping her promise broke her spirit

    Liked by 1 person

  11. karenringalls says:

    With courage and optimism they respond.

    Liked by 1 person

  12. Do your duty, and nothing less.

    Liked by 1 person

  13. Anne Clare says:

    ‘Every duty matters:’ until it’s latrine.

    Liked by 5 people

  14. Duty versus mercy. Decisions haunt forever.

    Liked by 5 people

  15. Hearts rebels. Conscience demands. Everyone suffers.

    Liked by 3 people

  16. Duty lives in paradoxes, demands much.

    Liked by 2 people

  17. francineangelcakes Nov 25th 2017
    Here’s my take :
    bedside vigil, gone minutes, she’d died.

    Liked by 5 people

  18. Deserter was shot by his friends!

    Liked by 6 people

  19. On tiny graves, gravedigger often cried.

    Liked by 5 people

  20. castorpblog says:

    I think I completely missed the point, here is another attempt:
    On duty, denied himself, his consience.

    Liked by 4 people

  21. Riya says:

    Your mind wanders off,said heart.

    Liked by 3 people

  22. Anonymous says:

    His pledge, his reason, his sin

    Liked by 4 people

  23. ron877 says:

    Ordered to go. Went. Came home.

    Liked by 3 people

  24. castorpblog says:

    Here is my attempt:
    Duty is the mother of conviction.

    Cheers Wolfgang

    Liked by 3 people

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