This is probably the most famous shortest short story ever written

Feb 12, 2013

The great American dramatist will be the man or woman who can write a one-act play as poignant as a seven-word want ad.

Somebody came up with this, and it’s unlikely to be Ernest Hemingway:

“For sale: baby shoes, never worn”

Six words only. How catchy. A complete story that catches your attention and forces you to think. Genius.