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“Six-Word Advice From Sara Blakely, Chris Sacca And More”—Forbes

“Best Advice in Six Words: Perfect for your holiday shopping list.” Self Magazine

“Amy Poehler, Shonda Rhimes & More Give You Their Best Advice in Six WordsRefinery29

 

 

PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2015. 6pm: Main Line School Night Academy (wine & cheese reception at 5pm). Join us on Philly’s Main Line for Larry Smith’s presentation about the contours of creativity, ending with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”

NEW YORK CITY, November 11, 2015. 7:30pm: Greenlight Books (686 Fulton St, Brooklyn, New York). Join local contributors, including Piper Kerman, A.J. Jacobs, Joel Garland, and Emily Spivack, as they share their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”

MIAMI, November 14, 2015. Larry Smith leads an intimate dinner-time conversation at the 2015 Summit at Sea conference.

BOSTON (BROOKLINE), December 2, 7pm. Brookline Booksmith (279 Harvard St). Join Larry Smith and local contributors sharing their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”

SAN FRANCISCO, December 4, 2015, 7:30pm. 826 Valencia, Join Larry Smith, Shauna Greene, and Bay Area contributors sharing their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories in a benefit for Dave Eggers’ 826 Valencia youth writing and literacy center. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.” (Suggested $5-$10 donation.)

LOS ANGELES, December 5, 2015, 5pm. Book Soup (8818 Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood). Join Larry Smith, Piper Kerman, Dan Rollman, and Los Angeles contributors as they share their Six-Word Advice and brief backstories. The event ends with an audience “Six-Word Slam.”

COLUMBUS, OH, December 9, 2015, 7pm, Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams (4247 N. High St.)
(presented in conjunction with The Book Loft}
Join Larry Smith, Jeni Britton Bauer, Piper Kerman, and other local storytellers in a special 
Six in the City: Columbus event to celebrate the release of “The Best Advice in Six Words” from the Six-Word Memoir project. As part of the gathering, all attendees are invited to share their own six-word stories in the form of advice, a story about Columbus, or what Jeni’s means to them. Prizes (books, ice cream) will be awarded to audience favorites.

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Want to hold you own BEST ADVICE book reading?
We’ve booked these “official readings” above and encourage you to organize your own Six-Word Advice reading — at your local bookstore or café, in your home, or anywhere where people enjoy gathering. Check out what Six-Word Memoirist Beth Carter organized at her local book store. Let us know what you have planned and how we can help.

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