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.

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Ideas for new mythological based characters...

by SmokeForScience on April 16, 2014   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

My dad asked me to write him a graphic novel for Christmas. For the characters, I'm modernizing mythological figures from various cultures. The protagonist, a somewhat normal guy, is haunted by these demons whose true form only he can see.

My dad is easy to please when it comes to gifts, but this should be difficult...


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