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Winners announced in the UMass Boston "6 Word Story Contest", inspired by Ernest Hemingway's “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”

The story must create interest, development, conflict and revelation.

““[The contest] seemed fun and interesting,” he said before the event started. “I worked on it for hours…it took up a good portion of my day.”

Josh Weiss (pictured at left), a junior Psychology major, was chosen as the other runner-up. His story: “Twelve boys entered, nine soldiers left.” He said he was surprised that his entry won.”

http://www.boston.com/yourcampus/news/umass-boston/2012/11/u...

Over 200 entries were received. Some of the better ones at the end of the linked story. (OK, one more for non-clickers, a runner-up: “Seeds don’t take in her garden.”)
 
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