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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Member since January 14, 2010


Right now, I'm reading:
Watchmen by Alan Moore. I'm venturing into the graphic novel world, a scary and exciting place.

My favorite story of all time is:
Don't make me choose! Right now, it's a three-way tie with Pride and Prejudice, The Life of Pi, and The Book Thief.

In bed I like to read:
Jane Austen, Christopher Moore, and the latest young adult fiction.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
I mostly read books. I'm old-fashioned.

If you were to throw up your hands in exasperation and yell "it's the story of my life," what would you be talking about?
The fact that the most exciting things to do in New York tend to happen on weekends when I'm out of town.

LadyT’s Latest Memoir of 32

“Dry content? I'll make it funny.”

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