Recently, I opened a thread on my blog Message in a City in a Bottle calling for submissions of 6-word novels in the tradition of Hemingway's masterpiece "For sale baby's shoes never worn." I'm pleased to announce that Samantha Kuperberg offered one up that I find particularly good:

Being three thousand miles away helps.

I thought this an interesting enough project to merit discussion here, in the central repository for all things creative in the world, but I wouldn't reprint all of them here because my blog has paid advertisement (which yours should get...seriously). But don't take it from me--come see the others, including work of phellow filos and geezers alike.

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