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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Finally clicked the blue publish button.

by ErikaStellar on May 16, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I had been debating for a while if I should publish something in the "My Life So Far" section. I had my essay/memoir typed up a while ago and would sit with it reading, staring, and doubting. Today, for some reason, I found the courage to click the looming blue PUBLISH YOUR STORY button.


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