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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Working with mentally ill. For real.

by marymc on April 3, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I agreed to run an art class for mentally ill children. It starts tomorrow. What made me think I could do this? Can it be any different than the worlds of advertising or academia? Good lord, my resume is getting weird.....


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