#6WordStory Challenge Open Saturday 30June – Thursday 5th July

Here’s this week’s #SixWordStory prompt from Sara. A bit of a tricky one this week, but I think it’s going to inspire some real serious storytelling. Get your thinking caps on folks!


Challenge open Saturday 30June 2018 – Thursday 5th July 2018.

Welcome to the Six Word Story Challenge.

For those who have never dropped by before a new prompt is posted every Saturday morning at 9am GMT either here or on KirstyWrites.

And…. drumroll…. This week’s prompt is:


About the prompt

I’m thinking of Foundling as in baby abandoned shortly after birth but, you can interpret differently if you like.

I think, it is a rich topic for stories. I have been and will share more reblogs of post related to the subject foundlings. However, the problem is condensing such a complicated situation into 6 words, as I found. So good luck with this tricky one!

My attempt

Pride and pain. Daughter another’s joy.


How does it work?

1. Leave your story in the comments until Thursday 9pm (GMT)

2. Like, comment & engage with other authors

3. Come…

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#6WordStory #30DaysWild WINNERS

Well done last week’s winners. Some wild stories there! Next prompt is coming up in just over an hour.


Thank you all for your stories and voting. The winners get to download and use one of these highly prized badges for their blog.

Sheryl for

“Humans photographed us again.”

Tre for

On the pride’s menu: antelope– delicious!

Covert novalist for:



“Get the camera, dear.”

My story: Shy badger, wears mask across eyes.

The runners up in no particular order.

Badgers rebelled, attacked politicians. Weapon? Goalposts!

Night Safari-Wildlife Out, People In!

It’s alive! I saw it move!

Did you pass that human? Take laxatives

Father to ten, all different mothers!

The asphalt covered my nut stores

Crows knew. We wished we did.

Birth, school, university, parties, parties, death

There will be a new prompt published tomorrow by Kirstywrites.

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