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“Degree for Christmas! Never give up.”—The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, December 19, 2014
Seems you can’t think about the holidays without talking about gift giving. As we’ve seen in this week’s Sixes, presents are on everyone’s mind. Whether you devote money or time (“More gift wrapper than gift ripper.”), gifting seems to consume
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Top Six Intros to your Novel

Friday, December 12, 2014
Like seeds planted on the page, each Six-Word start to your novel opened itself up to a larger story. With nearly 500 memoirs shared in SixContest #41 , there’s no doubt our Sixers have countless books in the making. Although each one
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“You are somebody’s sunshine. Burn bright.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, December 12, 2014
The sun guides our days and influences our lives. As daylight hours wane and winter sets in, this week’s Sixes showcase our intrigue with the sun. It can be a figurative beacon (“You are somebody’s sunshine; burn bright.”), a literal
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You + Six Words = #SixWordSelfie

Monday, December 8, 2014
In honor of our 8th anniversary, Team Six Words is launching a new Instagram account. We want to see YOUR best Six-Word Selfies! Here’s how to participate: 1) Open Instagram (or download the app & sign-up, it’s easy!) 2) Follow @SixWordSelfie 3) Take
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“Written Off. Writing Myself Back In.”—Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, December 5, 2014
When it comes to writing, it can be difficult drawing the line between the work and the writer. And as every writer knows, your work is never done after the first draft. This week we saw that Sixers are skillful editors, be it
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Memoirist of the Month—December 2014: Sandra Raub

Monday, December 1, 2014
I love wordplay and especially enjoy the give and take of SMITH. I usually visit several times a day via the Six Words app. I read through new postings, comment or tag favorites and I always check on ADHDean’s “Random
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