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Six Word Stories SuckI write this essay as a letter to Michele Norris, Co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, author of The Grace of Silence, and sponsor of "The Race Card Project," which is currently asking students at my University for six word stories about race.Six Word Stories Suck by BDancinJones
I have never come across an idea less accommodating of intelligence, design, and importance than the six word story. Even twitter, with its one hundred and forty character limit, gives me more flexibility for structuring my thoughts and portraying an idea than do six word stories.
I have seen six word stories here on deviantArt and realize they are their own sort of genre, and I begrudgingly accept their existence here because deviantArt is meant to allow all sorts of art forms, but I am writing this piece in response to seeing the idea of a six-word story advertised and encouraged somewhere it really shouldn't be; as part of a racial awareness project perpetuated by NPR broadcaster and published