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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Getting started is the hardest part

by jl333 on October 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

I have another research paper due this Wednesday morning for autism. Once I get my initial two sentences started, then I can roll freely. Finding the right words for the first two sentences usually drags on and on. Getting started is the hardest part.


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