So, What's Your Story?

SMITH is the home of Six-Word Memoirs© and a vibrant community of storytellers. Explore story projects, write your story & share it with friends.

GET SOCIAL


 

Share a story with us

Six-Word Memoirs

Longer Stories

Your story contributions may be included in upcoming books. They may win contests. Or they can just help you share the story of your life with friends and loved ones.

Six-word Memoir Tshirts for Sale

The SMITH Superfeed
All the stories submitted to the site, even ones we write

Six-Word Memoir of the Day

Studying history instead of making it.

Six-Word Memoir by TypewriterGirl

One Life. Six Words. What’s Yours?
SMITH Magazine
Write and share now!

 
Do you have any "old-year's" resolutions?

- NumbrOneAunt


Memoirist of the Month
“Writing well is hard work. The six-word format is such a perfect fit for me because of the brevity."

Editors' Picks

Classroom of the Month: Lori Beck’s Art Class at Kelly Middle School

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Lori Beck noticed that students in her advanced art class had some free time, so she introduced Six-Word Memoirs to her students as a filler project, made up of multiple small assignments. An art specialist at Kelly Mill Middle School in Blythewood,
Read more ›

Memoirist of the Month—March 2015: Susan Breeden

Sunday, March 1, 2015
“This site is extremely addictive. I’ll go through periods of posting several memoirs a day, followed by an extended creative drought. Yet, even when I’m not sixing or commenting, I’m never far away.” Name: Susan Breeden Place: Houston, Texas SMITH
Read more ›

Top Acceptance Speeches in Six Words

Friday, February 27, 2015
Awards season follows hot on the heels of the holiday season, and with it just as many sparkles and shiny baubles. When their names are called, some winners read from a card, some make political statements, and some trip and
Read more ›

Fifty Shades of Wordplay: Sixers Riff on Touchy Subject

Thursday, February 19, 2015
It wasn’t long before sexy sixes came flooding in over the past few weeks due to the release of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. Sixers used the now-iconic title to inspire personal stories, commentaries on the book and film,
Read more ›

The Top Six Ways to #EndADateInSixWords

Friday, February 13, 2015
With Valentine’s Day comes thoughts of love, at its best and worst. Most of us go on many dates before finding our Valentine. First dates are especially intimidating, particularly if your only interaction was swiping yes or no on an iPhone
Read more ›

Memoirist of the Month—February 2015: Maria Leopoldo

Sunday, February 1, 2015
“I started out trying to conquer a writing phobia, and along the way, I’ve had some Sixes with featured backstories or chosen as Memoir of the Day. Now I have notebooks and pens placed strategically everywhere I go, because you
Read more ›
 
SMITH Magazine

SMITH Magazine is a home for storytelling.
We believe everyone has a story, and everyone
should have a place to tell it.
We're the creators and home of the
Six-Word Memoir® project.