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Here you can find out all about the Six Word Wonder
What is a Six Word Wonder?
A Six Word Wonder is a story, memoir, poem, or joke written in only six words. Each one intended to entertain, amuse or disturb.
Feeling busy. Feeling stressed. Take a break and read a few glorious Six Word Wonders. They’re fast, filled with feeling and fun.
Enter up to 6 Six Word Wonders – stories, poems, memoirs, or jokes. Win $100. Get Published. Get creative. Shortlisted entries will also be published in a future Six Word Wonder book.
Buy the Six Word Wonder book series
Each book contains hundreds of the best stories, poems, memoirs, and jokes, each written in only six words.
Learn More about writing in the Six Word Wonder Art form
There are four core forms of Six Word Wonder – stories, poems, memoirs, and jokes. Below you can learn more about each form of 6 word art.
- How to write hilarious Six Word Jokes
- What is Six Word Poetry?
- Explore Six Word Memoirs and discover an example of a Six Memoir and how to write one
- Find examples of Six Word Stories
See the Six Word Wonder 2020 shortlist and the 2021/22 shortlist
We had over 1000 entries for the Six Word Wonder 2020 contest, and 3,300 for the 2021 contest.
Read a selection of Six Word Wonders
If you would like to try a sample of six word stories, here’s a great place to start.
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Watch the Six Word Wonder book trailer
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Experiment with the Six Word Wonder Generator
Six Word Wonder’s are tiny language masterpieces. The question is, can a computer replicate the delicate subtly of writing a story in just six words. The Six Word Wonder Generator answers that question. Hint: it is a combination of genius and lunacy.
Get a Free Preview of Six Word Wonder
Read a free preview of the first book in the Six Word Wonder series.
Play the Six Word Wonder Game
The Six Word Game is a game for two to eight players where you put your six word skills to the test.