The Extraordinary Six Word Wonder

Welcome to the home of the Six Word Wonder by Doug Weller

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 the Six Word Wonder Contest

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

Six Word WonderSix Word Story, and Six Word Stories are all available to buy, for a very modest price!

Each book contains hundreds of the best stories, poems, memoirs, and jokes, each written in only six words.

You can read Goodreads reviews of Six Word Wonder here, and more great reviews of Six Word Wonder here.

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.

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.

You can find the 2020 shortlist here and the 2021/22 shortlist here.

The full shortlist including the winner of 2020 contest are included in Six Word Story, and the 2021/22 shortlist is included in Six Word Stories .

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.

Choose a genre of Six Word Wonders:

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.

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