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 Marriage Plot

My favorite story of all time is:
There are way too many to count: https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/27145028

In bed I like to read:
Facebook and Twitter on my iPhone

Besides SMITH, I read stories at:
LA Times, NY Times, Creative Nonfiction, McSweeney's, Salon.com, xoJane

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?
Breaking even

What six words would I tell my teen self if I could go back in time?
Never turn down a bathroom break.

The song that encapsulates the soundtrack of my life is?
All the Love in the World

If I could have one person read my writing on SMITH it would be?
He knows.

ChewyD2’s Latest Memoir of 1374

“I'm a picky, "swipe left" type.”

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