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:
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrel by Susanna Clarke

My favorite story of all time is:
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

In bed I like to read:
Any and all books

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?
Being trapped in circles of thought.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
This is the present. Live it.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes

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

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