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.

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Six Word Memoirs


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Right now, I'm reading:
Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen

My favorite story of all time is:
Grapes of Wrath

In bed I like to read:
My iPad

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Don't ever give up on yourself

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Not sure - but something by Springsteen

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

OutsideShooter’s Latest Memoir of 51

“Ended two wars, avoided a third.”

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