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.

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Springing right into the falling action.

by notjustagirlintheworld on March 11, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My job is utterly predictable. It becomes increasingly busy in the fall (as do my children), works into a frenzy right around Xmas (break)and always peaks in mid February with a million dollar day. From there it becomes more and more manageable and eventually downright dull until it cranks up again in August when everyone else is on vacation.


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