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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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“Very few things actually age gracefully.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, September 26, 2014
Time is intangible, yet always present. It ebbs and flows depending on the stage of life we find ourselves in. This week’s Sixes explore the many ways time impacts us. A certain hour of the night can bring on a
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“Wanting less feels like getting more.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, September 20, 2014
Looking for guidance? Look no further. This week’s memoirists used their insights to create the most thought-provoking Sixes (“Wanting less feels like getting more.”). Take heed: whether sharing advice on how to have your cake and eat it, too (“Avoid
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Top Six-Word Back to School Memories

Friday, September 12, 2014
For SixContest #35, we asked you to reflect on the post-summer ritual of going back to school. From first day failures and tears to triumphant returns and laughter, Sixers shared defining moments that were anything but elementary. Of course, only
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“Impossible Just Takes a Little Longer.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Friday, September 12, 2014
It is often said that life is a journey. This week’s Sixes make us realize that our journey doesn’t have to be rushed or flawless because it is always a work in progress. Some memoirs are about embracing imperfections (“My
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