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SixTeens have a lot to say

Wednesday, January 21, 2015
At the top of our Six Words homepage, right beside Topics, is the recently-added tab: Teens. This section features Six-Word Memoirs just like the ones throughout our site, except these memoirs have been crafted by teens and for teens. These
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Top Six Inspirations for your Resolutions

Friday, January 16, 2015
2015 is here and with it comes the opportunity to set new goals for the year! In SixContest #43, we asked the Six Words community to tell us what inspires your resolutions. Your motivations were heartfelt and often humorous—we loved them
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Memoirist of the Month—January 2015: Jonathan Sjørdal

Thursday, January 1, 2015
“Six-Word Memoirs is a bit of a writer’s dream. Imagine giving would-be writers the opportunity to get published immediately, several times a day, and then to get feedback and encouragement immediately from several different sources. Add to that recognition in
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The Top Six Holiday Season Wishes

Tuesday, December 30, 2014
It seems fitting that the so-called “most wonderful time of the year” ultimately caps off the year itself. To honor the holiday spirit, we asked Sixers to share their “wishes” in SixContest #42, which featured entries to make both Tiny Tim and
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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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