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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Bake it and they will come.

by lillybrook on January 15, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

... and they did. Tonight, I hosted my son's swim team. It took 4 pans of lasagna, 8 boxes of garlic toast, 6 cartons of juice, 4 dozen cookies and 2 dozen cupcakes, but they were fed. They talked, laughed, played a little Wii... and they were all polite and careful eaters. It was great fun to be Mom tonight.


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