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Had an idea: Sixty In Sixes.

by LetTheWolfin on August 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

To expand on Larry's brilliant Six-Words formula, thought I'd try writing a story in ten sentences of six words each, hence Sixty In Sixes (perhaps SIS for short? Hmmm, does that mean if I do these, I am a Sissy?)

Here's my first attempt:

She'd never loved anyone like this.
Beyond infatuation, she was totally smitten.
She felt like she'd been awakened.
Her husband was due home imminently.
He'd been away for so long.
She hadn't even actually missed him.
Her lover wanted her so much.
How could she carry on normally?
Her husband walked through the door.
"I have something to tell you".


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