A Six-Word Memoir® is the story of your life—some part of it or all of it—told in exactly six words.

In classrooms and boardrooms, churches and synagogues, veteran's groups and across the dinner table, Six-Word Memoirs have become a powerful tool to catalyze conversation, spark imagination or simply break the ice.

Here on Six Words, we offer a simple platform to share the short, sharp story of your life, as well as provide daily prompts to share your six-word takes on the topics of our times.

More than half a million short stories have been shared here. Read more about six.

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Jul 23, 2016
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SHARE THE BEST ADVICE YOU’VE GIVEN OR RECEIVED IN SIX WORDS.

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What’s the best advice you’ve ever given or received? Whether a life philosophy, tip for working, playing or loving better, share your advice here in exactly six words.​ ​The best submissions will be included in a new book, THE BEST ADVICE IN SIX WORDS, out November, 2015 from St. Martin's Press.
 
 
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I'm gonna celebrate civilization this weekend.

Gonna watch some of The Open. Gonna listen to the Cubs game at work and celebrate baseball's return. Gonna walk in the warm sunlight along the beautiful park along the lake, my favorite place on this troubled marble. Gonna see Ghostbusters. Going to the library and maybe a museum. Going to work where I often have the privilege of serving...
 

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