Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

Challenge open Saturday 9th December 2017 – Thursday 14th December 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:

Old floorboards creaked, intensifying her solitude. 

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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21 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. Online date, him over there ? Enigmatic…….

    Liked by 2 people

  3. emhyde says:

    Muffled footsteps follow. She quickens pace.

    Liked by 2 people

  4. SilverFox says:

    Creaking underfoot, heart pounds, void below

    Liked by 1 person

  5. jordancorley says:

    “Can we really ice skate here?”

    Liked by 4 people

  6. curtisbausse says:

    ‘Fabulous party!’ (Help, where’s the exit?’)

    Liked by 3 people

  7. Reblogged this on EDC Writing – Believing Sight Unseen and commented:
    My attempt at this weeks’s challenge:

    ‘Got too close … her distance tells’

    Liked by 1 person

  8. Got too close … her distance tells

    Liked by 3 people

  9. Abby says:

    Hope conquering experience, she leapt anyway.

    Liked by 2 people

  10. In defense of social media. “Like”.

    Liked by 2 people

  11. Sann says:

    She was alone, with a stranger.

    Liked by 3 people

  12. She Glowered, He Whimpered, #hetoo

    Liked by 1 person

  13. BarbCT says:

    She found blood on lover’s gift.


  14. Frank Hubeny says:

    Laid off. Let go. Let down.

    Liked by 3 people

  15. Weirdly, I was the only invitee.

    Liked by 9 people

  16. castorpblog says:

    Then I ended it for good

    Liked by 2 people

  17. Martin Cororan says:

    Wolf in reception dressed like grandma…

    Liked by 7 people

  18. Again, uneasy, alone, among social wolves.

    Liked by 7 people

  19. ron877 says:

    Complimented her on her looks. Oops!

    Liked by 6 people

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