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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Change one word, change your story?

by Larry_D._Smith on April 14, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Here's a new word game: Take a Six-Word Memoir you've written and change one word to create a new story. First list your earlier Six-Worder, then your new one (five of the same words plus one new one) and if you like offer a few words of explanation.


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