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“Inhaling this moment: my favorite drug.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Friday, October 17, 2014
Sixing can be a meditative act. Reflecting on life’s complexities using very few words requires diligence, patience, and a keen eye on what really matters—a few deep breaths help, too. Many Sixers embrace this Zen-like simplicity. This week, some writers
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“I often mix metaphors with vodka.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Saturday, October 11, 2014
Many think of Six Words as a safe place to divulge their gluttonous habits. This week, the sweet stuff was the poison of choice for some Sixers (“Diet police lenient, bribed with chocolate”), while others opted for something stronger (“I
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Top Autumn Reflections in Six Words

Friday, October 10, 2014
As the leaves turn with the change of season, we often catch ourselves in moments of reverie. So, to celebrate the autumnal equinox as a community, we asked you to share your personal reflections on the impact of fall in
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“Always Say Yes to Homemade Brownies!” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, October 3, 2014
How many childhood reflections remain with us throughout life? This week, our Sixers peered through a youthful prism. Some reminisced about school days (“Kindergarten: scaredy-cat. High school: Top dog.”) and others offered timeless advice (“Always say yes to homemade brownies!”). Sometimes it takes
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Memoirist of the Month—October 2014: Jayne McKenzie

Wednesday, October 1, 2014
“Writing well is hard work. The six-word format is such a perfect fit for me because of the brevity. Sure, there have been times when I’ve mulled over a six for a day or two—because there was a word that
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Top Comic Book Stories in Six Words

Friday, September 26, 2014
In honor of National Comic Book day on September 25, we challenged you to write comic book stories in Six Words. The entries for SixContest #36 revealed our community’s uncanny ability to create new characters worthy of the Marvel universe.
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