I'm not sure how I stumbled upon it, but its a nice starter, pick-me-up or interlude to a long, slow, unsteady, hectic, confusing day that needs a little Zen moment.
Check out this Web site: Six Minute Story.
It’s a neat little thing that takes no time to set up. You create a profile that is simple enough. You create a username/log in that you probably have set up since you'll want to share with your tweeps or FB friends.
It is a writing exercise, and no, it’s not an obituary. If you're like me, and I suppose there are more people out there that spend a good potion of their day reading, writing, and researching for their job. I happen to work in a technical field, and I've found, with only three efforts to date, that it clears my head to get on with it.
It only takes 6 minutes, plus the effort to register, to write your first story. Can you waste 6 minutes? Try it and see what you may gain. Read mine: Gone, Hello Chazz, or Spores.