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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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Member since November 20, 2012


Right now, I'm reading:
The Fellowship Of The Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien. Also Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.

My favorite story of all time is:
I really enjoy The Harry Potter Series. And fanfiction. haha

In bed I like to read:
I like to read scary stories. Stories about demons, and paranormal things. Also sad books, so no one has to see me cry.

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
I read stories on tumblr. Hahah lame. Don't judge. But, what about book? Do books count?

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
I'm still a teen. I'm trying not to fuck this up. Wish me luck.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Loser By Beck.

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
Either Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, or my language teacher, Mrs. Hauptsteen. Weird mix, I know.

gsherman’s Latest Memoir of 2

“Why is all we know fear?”

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