In SIX WORDS or fewer, write a story about a failed musician.

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Writing prompt: In SIX WORDS or fewer, write a story about a failed musician.

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Terry Watts

5 years ago

A symphony of disastrous notes played.

Jeb Hoge

5 years ago

Going sober meant no more courage.

Kevin Nelson

5 years ago

You’re blowing in the wrong end.

E-J

5 years ago

One-man band; one man, banned.

Kevin Franco

5 years ago

Basement dweller, fortune’s teller, pawnshop seller.

Ray Sanders

5 years ago

He was dyslexic.

Anne

5 years ago

The practice room muted all sound.

E-J

5 years ago

Guitarist struck a chord with no-one.

Jacki Lippman

5 years ago

Dead eyed, he taught beginner cello.

Jay Warner (@jaywarner117)

5 years ago

The club he played was empty.

Jon

5 years ago

“Goodbye horn.” He took the punch-card.

E-J

5 years ago

Wrong note. Suicide note. Footnote.

CJ

5 years ago

A dusty guitar longs for more.

rinda65

5 years ago

The music in his heart died

Jim

5 years ago

Strung out guitarist lost her pluck.

Todd_Coleman16

5 years ago

Cobain slain by his own trigger.

Todd_Coleman16

5 years ago

“And I ran” out the door.

Todd_Coleman16

5 years ago

Axl Rose lost a little “Patience.”

Tara McMillen

5 years ago

The audience stared at their phones.

Carl Peel

5 years ago

There: me, the bartender, the soundman.

Anonymous

5 years ago

She was experimental before her time.

Purva Mestry

5 years ago

Music to his ears, played disaster.

Anonymous

5 years ago

Where do I plug this in?

Edward

5 years ago

Gun’s message is clearer than guitar’s.

Emily G

5 years ago

There are no more notes left.

Anonymous

5 years ago

She sang. It didn’t work out.