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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In six: your personal Titanic moment?

by Larry_D._Smith on April 15, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

With the 100-year anniversary of the Titanic in the news, describe a time when your world was sinking - however tangibly or metaphorically in which you want to define "sinking" - in exactly six words. Leave your six words in the comments below.


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