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Classroom of the Month: Adriana Hernandez’ 7th Grade Language Arts Class at Albright Middle School in Houston

Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Houston, Texas-based teacher Adriana Hernandez first heard about Six-Word Memoirs through a coworker at Albright Middle School who had bought a Six-Word Memoirs book after hearing an interview on NPR. Miss Hernandez found the book extremely interesting: “It stuck in my mind over
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“The Best Advice in Six Words” on Tour: Greenlight Books

Wednesday, November 18, 2015
It was standing room only on a brisk November evening at Greenlight Books in Brooklyn as fans of Six-Word Memoirs gathered to celebrate the release of The Best Advice in Six Words. Laughter dominated the night as local Advice contributors famous
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Best NaNoWriMo Advice in Six Words

Friday, November 6, 2015
With NaNoWriMo well underway, many writers are making strides toward that 50,000-word goal by the end of November. For SixContest #64, we partnered with and challenged fellow scribes to share their Best Writing Advice in Six Words. From narrative development
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The Best Advice in Six Words on Tour & Press

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
PHILADELPHIA, November 10, 2015. 6pm: Main Line School Night Academy (wine & cheese reception at 5pm). Join us on Philly’s Main Line for Larry Smith’s presentation about the contours of creativity, ending with an audience “Six-Word Slam.” NEW YORK CITY,
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Memoirist of the Month—November 2015: Rebecca H.

Sunday, November 1, 2015
“SMITH is the perfect playground for this introvert who harbors an inner extrovert. … I can’t get enough of the brilliance and beauty of this international community of memoirists.” Name: Rebecca H. Place: Southeastern Wisconsin SMITH Member Since: November 2011 One of the first
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Top Six Memoirs Filled with Sarcasm

Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Inconceivably, people actually enjoyed this contest. For SixContest #63 we saluted Sarcasm Awareness Month by challenging you to spin your snarkiness in just six words. Some entries were about the contest itself (“Winning sarcasm contests changed my life” –BanjoDan), while others got
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