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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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“Treating sick day like golden ticket.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Friday, August 29, 2014
A poet sits silently within each Sixer. Every so often, he or she will share a seductive simile. It’s outstanding how a simple “like,” showing similarities by comparison, can produce the most splendid lines and images. Some memoirs use similes to
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Site Maintenance & New, improved Teens site

Friday, August 29, 2014
In 2013, we introduced our newly designed Six-Word Memoir “parent” site,, with a fresh look and new features. Now, we’re ready to share those exciting enhancements with the SMITHTeens community—more then 400,000 Sixes and counting—which we’re renaming (drumroll!)…Six Teens. Coming
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“I have money. Please come back.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Sunday, August 24, 2014
There have been numerous debates on money and happiness; while money may not guarantee joy, it certainly is an important factor in our lives. This week’s Sixes involve money and outcomes. Our Sixers shared stories in which money affects relationships (“Getting
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Six Words at TEDx: Marion Correctional Institution

Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  My wife, Piper Kerman, author of Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison, and I are in the same business: starting conversations. I created Six-Word Memoirs as a simple way for anyone and everyone to
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