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One life. Six words. What’s yours?™
Share the best advice you’ve given or received in six words.
Ask a question in exactly six words.
Share six words on love & heartbreak.
Share your six words on the secrets to happiness.
One life. Six words. What’s yours?
What can you say about motherhood in six words?
Share six words about your dad, or about being a dad.
What’s the essence of your own or others’ Jewish life in six words?
Hopes, dreams, motivations, and mistakes to avoid in the coming year.
Share your six words for the planet.
What inspires my very best work
Share six words on food—from memorable meals to locavore living.
Share six words that inspire you about America.
Share six words on your digital life.
Share your six words on pain and hope.
Share six words on coming home from war.
Here are all of our longer group story projects.
An instant when your life changed
My Life So Far
Your personal essays and memoirs-in-progress
Everyone has a fridge story. What’s yours? Take a snapshot—a freezeframe—of your fridge and tell…
Brushes with Fame
Your stories of an encounter with a celebrity who unexpectedly enters your world
Do you have an amazing, unusual, or simply memorable pregnancy story?
Everyone has an ex. Spill your guts, search your soul, and submit your story.
A chicken’s-eye view of the world and personal media, plus news about all things SMITH.
Our blog about new memoirs, with interviews and excerpts.
News, press, tour info and more about SMITH’s books
We do like our comics.
A.D.: News Orleans After the Deluge
The true story about six different people who survive Hurricane Katrina. Now an expanded book from Pantheon.
The Pekar Project
American Splendor creator Harvey Pekar has teamed with four terrific artists for his first ongoing webcomics series.
True neighborhood tales by today's leading comics artists and writers.
The illustrated diary of a single Jewish artist making her own way through life, work, and psychoanalysis.
A fictionalized story set in 2011 on the future of citizen journalism, media, and the war on terror. Available as a Grand Central graphic novel.
My Home Birth
A true story about having a baby Christen Clifford & David Heatley
Our bestselling Six-Word Memoir® books, graphic novels, and more.
THE SIX-WORD GAME
Our witty, wordy, fast, fun game for of all ages.
A new six-worder each day—and spot to write your own.
Make your own Six-Word tee or choose among our favorites.
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