Succintness and the Writer: Very Short Stories
Wired Magazine had a frankly brilliant idea: invite a bunch to writers to write a story in six words (as Hemingway famously did: For sale: baby shoes, never worn).
Failed SAT. Lost scholarship. Invented rocket.
- William Shatner
- Bruce Sterling
Heaven falls. Details at eleven.
- Robert Jordan
Will this do (lazy writer asked)?
- Ken MacLeod
I have no idea if this is relevant to NaNoWriMo which favours production over brevity, but who knows, maybe people will find it gives them the genesis of a new idea.