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.

So give six a try—and make your words count.


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Right now, I'm reading:
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer

My favorite story of all time is:
The Hobbit.

In bed I like to read:
a chapter before falling asleep.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Hang on: SSRI's soon become available.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Damn this Traffic Jam by James Taylor

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
my son

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“The editors never choose my sixes.”

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