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.


Six Word Memoirs




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Right now, I'm reading:
the views of metaphysics

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
anywhere there's life. ppl don't need to talk to tell a story

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
don't take too much time planning

cdot’s Latest Memoir of 90

“I think, and therefore I am”

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