Some Six Word Stories pauld 6 July 2018 Writing These were written as an exercise based on the Six Word Story that is commonly attributed to Ernest Hemmingway – “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.“ Missing Girl‘s Body Found, Stepfather Arrested He left; she cried, but survived. I gave my life for England. “It’s not fair!”, said the widow. “My knee hurts.”, sobbed the child. “Beat Hemingway? Six words?” No chance.