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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To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. As James Earl Jones explains in six words in this video, "Help is real, hope is real."

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Reared in abject deprivation and poverty, Arthur Stace became a homeless drifter, alcoholic and meth drinker. He turned his life around, in part due to a word which he heard when passing a church service. So inspired was he that over three decades between 1932 and 1967 he wrote this word over 500,000 times on the streets of Sydney. A...
 

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