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.


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Right now, I'm reading:
Young Adult Fiction - Caught by Margaret Peterson Haddix

My favorite story of all time is:
To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

In bed I like to read:

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
When you say nothing at all by Alison Krauss

shanbeth’s Latest Memoir of 1

“Navy brat, moved often, no home.”

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