Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • Hemingway once won a bet, they say, by writing a story in under 10 words:
    For Sale: Baby shoes. Never worn.

    He considered it his best work.

    As we labeled and sorted the boxes.
    I remembered it.
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.