Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

Challenge open Saturday 6th January 2018 – Thursday 11th January 2018

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

The loss, whilst excruciating, was necessary.

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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33 Responses to Sometimes Stellar Storyteller Six Word Story Challenge

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  2. Sann says:

    Was a girl. Unfortunately miscarried. Aborted?

    Liked by 3 people

  3. emhyde says:

    No tears shed, but pain unbearable.


  4. My son, gone missing, unbearable absence.


  5. Never is just a different forever

    Liked by 1 person

  6. unibookworm says:

    As much as she tried, couldn’t.

    Liked by 2 people

  7. kirstwrites says:

    Lost her years before she died.

    Liked by 3 people

  8. ron877 says:

    War ended new lives just begun

    Liked by 2 people

  9. oneta hayes says:

    Good Grief! There are a lot of top stories here. Well done, you all. I have nothing to offer. But I’m reading and voting. But I can already tell voting is going to be hard. Good Grief!

    Liked by 5 people

  10. Etol Bagam says:

    Taken away. Heart left painfully hurt.

    Liked by 3 people

  11. BarbCT says:

    He stripped me of my innocence.

    Liked by 3 people

  12. dharkanein says:

    What I’ve owned, now lost forever.

    Liked by 3 people

  13. Stillborn twins, three coffins, husband bereft!

    Liked by 11 people

  14. Hurt spilled over, and healing began.

    Liked by 6 people

  15. Fluid Phrase says:

    She traded her grief for loneliness.

    Liked by 7 people

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  17. Once again I embraced the silence.

    Liked by 10 people

  18. kaffe325 says:

    Though agonizing, the pain yielded growth. #sixwordstorychallenge

    Liked by 7 people

  19. Patty J says:

    Lightly touched her cold ring finger.

    Liked by 8 people

  20. Shruti Ohri says:

    She burnt the letters. Memories stayed.

    Liked by 12 people

  21. floridaborne says:

    Like a hammer hitting your soul.

    Liked by 10 people

  22. eklastic says:

    Good grief – another jazzy funeral procession!

    Liked by 6 people

  23. Abby says:

    How could you leave? I’m lost.

    Liked by 5 people

  24. castorpblog says:

    After mourning, the loss became real.

    Liked by 9 people

  25. Deep in depression. Happiness seems distant.

    Liked by 8 people

  26. You don’t HAVE to feel sad.

    Liked by 2 people

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