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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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“The sunflowers have curtsied to Fall.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, September 5, 2014
The Six-Word community is stirring with excitement as many happily embrace the fall season. Brisk winds bring with them energy and enthusiasm, which are expressed throughout this week’s best memoirs. Our Sixers are quick to illustrate autumn’s colors (“Purple chrysanthemums
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“Angels are raving about Joan’s ensemble.” Six Words for Joan Rivers

Friday, September 5, 2014
Back when I was putting the word out for Six-Word Memoirs for our very first Six-Word book, a friend who knew Joan Rivers asked the famous talker if she was game to describe herself in just six words. My pal
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Memoirist of the Month—September 2014: Alexis (aka Wench)

Tuesday, September 2, 2014
“The six-word setup has become so much more than a creative challenge for me…with two little boys, free time is a hot commodity. I like the ability to express myself creatively in short bursts, in between washing marker off of my
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The Top Six Summer Vacation Memoirs

Friday, August 29, 2014
This week you happily reminisced, sharing tales of summers lost and summers past. From exhilarating adventures to helping hands, our community did it all during the summer months. Yet, only six can claim the top spots. Here are our favorites
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