These six-word stories were prompted by the Page Flutter Six-Word Story Challenge. The background is an excerpt from a letter to my teenage self written in 2012. If you’re interested in reading it, you can find it here.
10. December? The year’s almost wrapped up!
11. Stories continue beyond the final page.
12. Failures are necessary. Defeat is optional.
13. Small victories are not always enough.
14. Years past flickered like December lights.
15. The merrymakers were corralled for carolling.
16. Kissing underneath mistletoe smacks of myth-information.
[December prompts: wrapped, final page, failures, victories, years past, carolling, mistletoe]
Everything Centred Around a Single Day — acrylic on canvas (Drawing Room mock-up), 405 x 405 mm, 2018. Available.
I’ve been experimenting with my six-word stories again. Several months ago I created a couple of small mixed media versions by transferring printed words onto painted canvases. This time I’ve painted the words so that they are an integral part of an abstract landscape. I’m so pleased with the result that I’m already planning the next one…