WIRED magazine asked horror, sci-fi and fantasy writers to come up with 6 word stories, the idea coming from Hemingway’s “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.”

These are the ones I liked best, you can find the rest here.

Machine. Unexpectedly, I’d invented a time
Alan Moore

Longed for him. Got him. Shit.
Margaret Atwood

Epitaph: Foolish humans, never escaped Earth.
– Vernor Vinge

The baby’s blood type? Human, mostly.
– Orson Scott Card

I’m your future, child. Don’t cry.
– Stephen Baxter

Lie detector eyeglasses perfected: Civilization collapses.
– Richard Powers