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“So many wrongs left to write.”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Best Sixes 20141107Even if we’re not all writers by trade, Sixers understand the power of words. This week’s memoirs explored many aspects of writing, from the art of telling (“So many wrongs left to write.”) to the importance of editing (“Never go with your first draft.”). Some of our memoirists were particularly revealing (“Poetry: best way into my pants.”). Whether you’re discovering your inner bard or slogging away at that novel for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), writing is hard work…but the rewards are endless. We salute the writer in everyone.
—Caroline Goldstein

Most editorial: Never go with your first draft.” —cheesehead1976

Strongest sense of poetic justice: So many wrongs left to write.” —trust2020

Most bountifully paired: Time and anguish: my writing’s duet.” —NeilSlevin

Greatest cast of characters: Writing leads me to different me.” —LotLessMonster

Most easily seduced by words: Poetry: best way into my pants.” —NaSco

Best example of suffering for the craft: Writing improves when my hands tremble.” —JohnBigJohn

Plus! Last chance to enter this week’s SixContest: “Sell Yourself in Just Six Words.” Get your responses in today, Friday, 11/7 by 3pm ET!



  • becky
    November 11, 2014

    I am unable to find the place where I can submit my own six word advice piece so I will go ahead and submit it here semicolonbe a listener learn every day

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