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Top Acceptance Speeches in Six Words

Friday, February 27, 2015
Awards season follows hot on the heels of the holiday season, and with it just as many sparkles and shiny baubles. When their names are called, some winners read from a card, some make political statements, and some trip and
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Fifty Shades of Wordplay: Sixers Riff on Touchy Subject

Thursday, February 19, 2015
It wasn’t long before sexy sixes came flooding in over the past few weeks due to the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. Sixers used the now-iconic title to inspire personal stories, commentaries on the book and film,
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The Top Six Ways to #EndADateInSixWords

Friday, February 13, 2015
With Valentine’s Day comes thoughts of love, at its best and worst. Most of us go on many dates before finding our Valentine. First dates are especially intimidating, particularly if your only interaction was swiping yes or no on an iPhone
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Memoirist of the Month—February 2015: Maria Leopoldo

Sunday, February 1, 2015
“I started out trying to conquer a writing phobia, and along the way, I’ve had some Sixes with featured backstories or chosen as Memoir of the Day. Now I have notebooks and pens placed strategically everywhere I go, because you
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Top #SixWordClassics: Modern Day Cliff’s Notes

Friday, January 30, 2015
How do you summarize a classic in Six Words? Our community made it look easy in SixContest #44, getting to the essence of countless literary works in just Six Words—think of them as Cliff’s Notes of Cliff’s Notes! Sixers tackled
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Classroom of the Month: Krista Cox’s Creative Writing class at Alma Public School

Friday, January 30, 2015
As a fan of wordplay, teacher Krista Cox had already completed the Six-Word Memoir project with her creative writing students at Alma Public Schools in Alma, NE, but she wanted to inspire them to take the concept further. Cox also loves public
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