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.


Six Word Memoirs
Social Buttons Facebook Twitter Tumblr Pinterest YouTube


Not all words tell true stories.

by accidentaltourist on November 14, 2012   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

A shared thought is a seed planted. How it grows into a tale is up to the writer. And the reader's understanding comes from the place where his own truth lives. That is the beauty...and tragedy...of the craft.


Six Word Memoirs Logo
Powered by Smith Magazine