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.

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Mar 25, 2017
SAY IT IN SIX

FOTB: FRESH OFF THE BOAT

SHARE YOUR SIX WORDS ON COMING TO AMERICA

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Fresh Off The Boat

Six-Word Memoirs is teaming up with ABC's acclaimed series Fresh Off the Boat for a new book, Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming to America (Kingswell/Disney Publishing 2017).

The newest book in the Six-Word series is an exploration of one of the most personal and profound elements of the American experience—and we hope to hear from you. Share your or your family's coming to America story in Six Words and you could be in the book!
Deadline: February 15, 2017.

 
 

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