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Back in six

It’s been a while since I wrote anything; that much is clear. It is for this reason that the Daily Post’s latest offering appealed to me: Write a story in just six words. It seems like the perfect opportunity to practise a bit of creative writing but without the need to develop too far. And so, without further ado, here are a few of my efforts:

He said goodbye, but no-one heard.

By chance, they shared a smile. 

She stood on the balcony, waiting.

Glass crunched under foot. Blood ran.

The crowd swallowed her up. (Wow, only five!!)

There aren’t words to describe this.

Okay that’s six – seems quite neat so I’ll leave it at that…

Keep it Rio,



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