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I actually like six word stories: They force me to let go of my need for perfection and just write what I feel :D
I usually don't write them that often, but I find they can be good to get out of writer's block. So I guess, for future reference, just skip them if they're not your thing.

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lunar-glow Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014
Brilliant! Though short, I find that a good 6-word story can be a lot more profound than a giant poem or novel. One of my favorites (though I cannot recall who wrote it) is

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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
I agree completely! Though sometimes I find them really hard to write! I mean, the restriction of six words is both a thrilling challenge and a frustrating task. :giggle:

Ah, by the great Ernest Hemingway. I do so adore his work, and particularly this piece. I think it's amazing he could say so much with so little, and yet still leave the emotions to torment the reader. I just love words! Don't you? (:
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lunar-glow Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014
I think in a way it is the challenge that makes completed 6-word stories so wonderful to read. They're so much fun to create, but it takes a while to write one that comes out just right. 

And as for words... I sometimes wish I could drown myself in words, filling each cell with a bit of their magic. If I could just dissolve my very being into words... the universe would be brighter for it. But I cannot give myself away to the magic, so I'll pour them out instead. I've always loved the power they have. The ability to paint a picture--or a scene. The ability to create music, swirling feelings, to provoke thoughts, all with simple strokes on a page or screen. But now I'm merely waxing poetic... I love that piece. It's so haunting, and beautiful, and kind of mind blowing in it's simplicity. We read that one in school years ago, and it's always stuck with me.
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IvoryAndRoseLeaves Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2013  Student Artist
This is the first time I've heard of a six word story, and I love it. I always look forward to your work. You're stunning!
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:blush: Thank you!! :heart:
You are too kind
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scorpiandoll Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
yaay you wrote a six word story! I'm a big fan of six word stories and a big fan of you. And now I'm a big fan of you six words story!
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
:giggle: thank you so very much!
Your words always make me smile :heart:
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scorpiandoll Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
you're very welcome :hug:
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SweetsAndCharades Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2013
Good job :)
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you! :hug:
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SweetsAndCharades Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2013
You're welcome :)
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Carolyn7727 Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2013  Student Writer
So clever! In an odd way, it made my day :)
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Thank you so much! :happybounce: :heart:
Your comment made my day!
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ssensory Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013   Writer
Wow, very clever way of bettering a cliche - making it not sound like one (sorry if that didn't make sense to you :XD: ). This is a great six word story. I love it! :love:
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
No, I think I'm following :giggle: that was what I wanted to achieve, so I'm glad you thought it was a success!
Thanks so much! I know some of my watchers don't really consider six word stories an art, so I was hesitant to post... but I think anything expressing of emotion can definitely be called an art: It is art to feel and let feel, if that makes sense (:
I really appreciated your comment! aannd since I'm listening to Imagine Dragons, I'm all pumped up to read some more of your work (I'm so happy I have the rest of the evening free!) I'm excited to leave some comments!!
Thanks again! :hug:
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ssensory Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013   Writer
Glad you could understand what I was saying! :la: that's awesome that's what you were aiming for. :)

You're most welcome! Oh, I definitely do consider it an art (and a really fun one!). It does make sense. :)

Glad you appreciated it. You're welcome, again! :)

Imagine Dragons is cool. :nod: Aww, I don't think anyone's ever said they were pumped to read my work. Thank you so much. :heart:
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Hmm... when I read a little more of your work, perhaps I will be able to explain it to you: every person has their own style of writing, obviously... but I get different feelings from different writers. For example, I have a friend whose writing feels like warm silk to the mind, and it just flows and curves like the folds in satin.
From what I've read so far, your work has a refreshing quality... but I haven't pinned down specifics yet due to my lack of knowledge (:
when I figure it out, though, I will definitely tell you!
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ssensory Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013   Writer
Oh, I definitely understand what you're saying! :D I get that way, too, sometimes. Hardly ever though. Oh, thank you so much! :love: If I ever think of what yours feels/ect. like to me I'll tell you as well. :)
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Sounds like a plan! :giggle:
I'll try to read some more of your work soon, so I can figure it out (school has been consuming my life T^T).
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ssensory Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013   Writer
Yes! :la:
Alright, same here.
(I know right? I have a monster project due in a month. It's fun and all but it's 150 points it must be good. :stare: )
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
That project sounds very fun *sarcasm*
but it's nice that your finding ways to enjoy it, at least! That sometimes makes it easier when you need some motivation.

For me, no monster project exists (except perhaps the impending doom of finals??). I just have teachers who all think that their class is the only one giving out homework... so they give you enough to go boating in :stare:
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DreamAmongStars Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
This went over my head a bit the first time I read it (I hadn't read the title ><), but then it hit me and I was like, "Whoa! That's amazing!"
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Dazzy!! :glomp:
How long has it been? I know my break was at least 3 months.

I was so happy to see you liked this piece! I was a little fearful to post it! First: I'm not very familiar with six word stories (writing them, at least). Second: I felt it may not have been good enough to post. Your comment has eased some of my worries, though. Thank you!! Your words made me smile, too, as always :tighthug:
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DreamAmongStars Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Always happy to make you smile! :glomp:
How have you been? It's been a while since we last spoke!
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Indeed it has!
I've been okay, I think. The more I think about it the more my head hurts, because I realize things that are constantly changing the answer to that question... so no thoughts are good!
Basically I'm just finishing up a lot of final projects for school, and I'm trying to maintain good grades, etc, etc. Other than that, my life has been hardly eventful with almost no time for writing ( so much for NaPoWriMo :shrug: )

What about you? :D
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DreamAmongStars Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Well April is brutal when it comes to school. We'll be starting To Kill a Mocking Bird soon but before that we're finishing up a project called Different Voices where we are given a list of books set in places other than the US and we have to pick one, read it, and select five scenes we deem the most important and make a powerpoint about it including a piece of art, a poem, and a song. It's a pretty easy project, just very time-consuming. So I'm busy trying to read this book (The Kite Runner - 10/10 would recommend) and make this powerpoint and meanwhile I have my AP World History test coming up in May so we're busy reviewing that and finishing up our last unit (what are we supposed to do when we're done??). Also I have choir auditions coming up in May and my voice lesson teacher wants the entire song on words tomorrow... great.

I'm sorry... I didn't mean to rant, but I feel a little bit better after writing it all out? I can't really tell because I'm still focused on "why are you on the internet you have things to do why aren't you doing the things??" But to say the least, I'm stressed ^^;
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I so adored that book! It is absolutely a great read ; )

Hm, I think I shall have to look into that book! The title is most intriguing (: What's it about?

Oh you brave soul! Ha, I was too scared to enroll in any AP classes. I know I could do it... it's just things have been so hectic lately that I haven't had time for school at all. My grades are suffering terribly right now, but I'm hoping to tidy them up in time for finals. Fingers crossed, at least ^^;

Auditions? Good luck! I am sure you will do fantastic! Is it the normal choir or one that's more elite? I'm just curious. although I don't know you personally, and though I've never heard you sing... I've always had this feeling that you'd have a great voice (:

I always feel better after writing my rants out! :giggle: please feel no restraint! I enjoy listening to you. so rant away! haha :hug:.
I'm always on the internet when I'm not supposed to be. But it's important to take the proper time for yourself! Just remember to breathe. I know you can do it!!
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DreamAmongStars Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I've seen the movie a few times and I love it but I've never actually read the book, so I look forward to it!

It takes place in Afghanistan (also Pakistan and San Francisco a bit) and it's about this guy Amir and his friend Hassan and how their lives changed the winter of 1975 when Amir was 12 because of certain events that occurred. I don't really know how to say any more without giving too much away but basically Amir is eaten away by guilt until his old friend Rahim Khan calls and tells him "there's a way to be good again" (note: not a spoiler; this happens in the first chapter). It's a fabulous book and I'm so very glad I chose it despite how depressing it is...

Part of me wishes I hadn't taken it, but then probably that same part is like "but what will your friends think? They're all in ap world, so what will happen if you level down?" and even though I know they'd be supportive 100% no matter what I would've chosen, there's the insecure part of me that says that they would ridicule me. I've made it this far, I just hope I can pass this test.

We have four choirs: Non-Varsity Treble, Non-Varsity Mixed (the one I'm currently in), Varsity Treble (known as the Women's Chorale), and Varsity Mixed (known as the Jaguar Chorale). I'm hoping to make Women's Chorale mainly because the director lets Junior girls stay there if they choose and not have to audition (because for girls every choir but the non-varsity treble choir is an audition choir and if you don't audition every year, you'll go back down to treble choir. For guys it's the same but they just go back to non-varsity mixed). Now I'm supposed to have this memorized by Thursday... Swell.

I don't consider myself a great singer... Though I'm starting to branch out a bit. I never thought I'd ever do a solo, and yet I did a recital two weeks ago and I did solo and ensemble (and I got a 1! I was expecting a 2!). Who knows what the future holds? :)

*takes a deep breath* Thank you. I'll try to remember that. At least one person has faith in me! Haha I'm just kidding; of course I have faith in myself! It just helps knowing you do, too :huggle:
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Nullibicity Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
I don't think my class actually was able to finish the movie. However... I'll tell you this in confidence (;P ha): I think if all men were like Atticus... there would be prince charmings everwhere! :la:
Sometimes I dream that it would actually rain men... I'd be waiting with a very large laundry basket and an umbrella :XD: Oh what a day that would be!

That sounds like an amazing book! I simply must see if my local library has it! Thanks for recommending it ;)

I get that way, too. My friends are all amazingly smart; my one friend aced his state exams. I barely squeaked by with an advanced on some. I'm sure you will do wonderful on the test, though! Just study study study!

Ah, I see! It sounds like you have a lot of people in your choir, then! That's great! a lot of schools aren't so fortunate. Mine is, luckily, but we did some choir exchanges in Nevada and California... some schools only had one choir of like 15 students. It was so inspiring to see their passion, but it was sad to see so little of the school population taking an interest in music related things ): As for the memorization, I'm sure you can do it. No doubt it will indeed be hard... but I think you've the talent! You are in AP classes, so obviously you are one smart cookie :giggle:

That is great, great news Dazzy!! :tighthug: congrats a million times on your solo! I bet it was wonderful!! I think you just need to give yourself some more credit. You did get a shiny fancy 1 afterall ha. But I can relate: I don't think my voice is that good either. Sometimes I'll do songs where I think it's really pretty, then other times it seems... just "meh."

To have faith in yourself is really good! I will back you up, too! I also have free cookies -shows inside of trench coat- when you need them :cookie::cookie::cookie:
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