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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Good news came just in time.

by Wench on January 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

While I'm trying not to break down and cry, Nathaniel comes upstairs with his laptop open to the EMS council's page.

EMT status: Active.

Now I really am going to cry.


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