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:
A lot of books. Most actively being Ellis Peters' "One Corpse Too Many: the Chronicles of Brother Cadfael."

My favorite story of all time is:
Grimm's "Rapunzel" Or Lloyd Alexander's "Timecat" Or something I have yet to read . . .

In bed I like to read:
Whatever happens to be closest.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:

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?
People continually stepping on my toes (literally) and not noticing.

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