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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Damn you, chick-flicks. False advertising.

by Wench on August 19, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

How come even in the quirky Indie films the characters leave such poetically charmed lives? Sometimes I wish they'd make a movie about real life - about how a large portion of it is spent doing laundry. I think the closest I've seen anyone come is Wes Anderson.


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