The Best Literary Writing About Mothers and Motherhood

Editor’s Writing Prompt

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“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”

This sentence, often attributed to Ernest Hemingway  (although the link to him is said to be unsubstantiated) has been called ”a six word novel” or an extreme example of flash fiction.

Your choice of prompts today:

1.Devise your own one-sentence story; or

2. Take “For sale: baby shoes, never worn” as the first sentence of your flash fiction of any length.


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