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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Right now, I'm reading:
Bossy Pants by Tina Fey, On Writing by Stephen King, and whatever free books i can cram onto my nook

My favorite story of all time is:
I don't really have a favorite...but i really like "13 Reasons Why"

In bed I like to read:
Anything i can, even my own diary.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
Writers In Touch, Teen Ink, Writers Cafe

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?
Insanity and heartbreak.

Kryssy’s Latest Memoir of 81

“I'm all smiles, hiding the pain”

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