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And the #PitchAMovieIn6Words Award Goes to…

Friday, February 24, 2017
Lights! Camera! Six Words! For SixContest #93, we challenged you to sit in the producer’s chair and #PitchAMovieIn6Words. Some of you presented intriguing plot lines inspired by fan favorites (“Something’s Gotta Give Me a Break” –canadafreeze), while others combined two existing movies to
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Classroom of the Month: Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California

Thursday, February 23, 2017
This Classroom of the Month could easily be called School of the Month. This January, Six-Word founder Larry Smith and Bay-Area colleague Allie Wollner visited the famously activist Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California to explain what Six Words Fresh
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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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