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“Peace rebuilds what wars tear down.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Friday, July 25, 2014
With all the strife in Gaza and the Middle East, our community is keenly aware of the troubled times throughout our world. Whether sharing headlines (“Breaking News: Mideast out of control.”) or opinions (“If you can’t imagine war, GOOD!”), it
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Top Novels Written in Six Words

Friday, July 18, 2014
In SixContest #31, we celebrated the man who started it all. Ernest Hemingway’s six-word novel (“For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.”) inspired us all, so we asked you to take the Hemingway challenge in honor of his 115th birthday on
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“Digital cosplay: I tweet in character.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Friday, July 18, 2014
The six-word form not only calls for a creative use of words; it forces writers to explore sentence structure (or the absence thereof). This week’s best memoirs feature the typographical symbol known as the colon. This punctuation mark is a
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“Beating drums for soccer fans worldwide.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, July 11, 2014
The past few weeks, millions have gathered around screens worldwide for the 2014 World Cup. Whether brand-new to soccer or diehard fans, there’s a pride in uniting to root for your country. The best Sixes of this past week showed your
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“Freedom comes with responsibility you see.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs Of The Week

Friday, July 4, 2014
Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with fanfare, food, and coolers full of fun! It’s the day of freedom, picnics, fireworks and more. That’s why this week’s best memoirs honor our beloved Day of Independence. Our Sixers touched on the holiday’s
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Top Six Messages in the Sky

Friday, July 4, 2014
It was hard to take our eyes of the sky with all of the creative submissions for SixContest #30. Your entries were witty and sarcastic, but also sweet and endearing. Many of you took to time to write interesting backstories,
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