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Top Unconventional Loves In Six Words

Friday, February 10, 2017
With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, love is inescapable. For SixContest #92, we asked for your stories of unconventional love in Six Words. We were quickly enamored with Celebrity Sixer Elizabeth Gilbert’s own #UnconditionalLoveInSix story: #unconventionalloveinsix Waited seventeen years. Then we
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Memoirist of the Month—February 2017: Josephine Collett

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
“To know that Larry used one of my sixes, ‘Love conquers death, not the reverse,’ as a table centerpiece at a dinner to support a hospice was just so moving. Writing is not always about publication. Meaningful writing could just
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The Top Six-Word Stories About Transitions

Friday, January 27, 2017
When a Six-Word Memoir transforms into a full story, that’s a change we all can get behind. Inspired by the recent shift in America’s leadership, we invited you to share stories about your own transitions. While it proved impossible to
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Classroom of the Month: Ms. Mills Language Arts Students at Echo Glen Children’s Center in Washington

Friday, January 27, 2017
As part of their Juvenile Rehabilitation sentencing, the youth at Echo Glen Children’s Center receive educational services. Language Arts teacher Tami Mills is passionate about her work with these young offenders, females and males ranging from ages 11 to 21. In addition to education,
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Top Six Words That Give You Hope

Saturday, January 14, 2017
Our nutty notion was this: let’s kick off 2017 on a positive note! So for SixContest #90, we asked for Six-Word Memoirs on how you keep hope alive. You shared advice on staying optimistic (“Each day is a fresh start.” –WouldBeNovelist) and meaningful sources
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The Top Six Eulogies for 2016

Monday, January 2, 2017
For SixContest #89, we invited you to bid farewell to 2016 with a Six-Word eulogy. 2016 was a year of epic tragedies (“Aleppo my heart weeps for you.” —@jennfel) and celebrated triumphs (“Cubs won World Series, Holy Cow.” —BHolt), although it
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