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:
The Perks Of Being A Wallflower

My favorite story of all time is:
Renee's story.

In bed I like to read:

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?
I'd be talking about how every time I fall, get myself into a rut, I always climb back up. Every time.

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Never ever stop believing in yourself.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
Sweet Silver Lining by Kate Voegele

Sara-Mae’s Latest Memoir of 1

“Love through pain, hope for love.”

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