* via rimone, Wired asked some sci-fi buddies to write a six-word novel. some highlights:
It cost too much, staying human.
- Bruce Sterling
Lie detector eyeglasses perfected: Civilization collapses.
- Richard Powers
Bush told the truth. Hell froze.
- William Gibson
The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.
- Orson Scott Card
We went solar; sun went nova.
- Ken MacLeod
TIME MACHINE REACHES FUTURE!!! … nobody there …
- Harry Harrison
K.I.A. Baghdad, Aged 18 - Closed Casket
- Richard K. Morgan
whorl. Help! I'm caught in a time
- Darren Aronofsky and Ari Handel
Nevertheless, he tried a third time.
- James P. Blaylock
and of course, the original and best:
Hemingway: "For sale: baby shoes, never worn."