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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Is the SMITHmag bookclub wishy washy?

by Believe on March 5, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

The answer is yes.

We've discovered that too many of us had already read The Glass Castle. So we are changing March's selection to:

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared


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