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Top Pride Memoirs In Six Words

Friday, July 3, 2015
Tremendous strides have been made recently towards marriage equality for all. In honor of LGBT National Pride Month, for SixContest #55 we asked you to share expressions of pride in Six Words. Many memoirs lauded the Supreme Court’s Obergefell v.
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Memoirist of the Month—July 2015: Guy Austin

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Now I write regularly and have actually submitted short stories to publishers — nothing published, but receiving rejection letters actually makes me smile. It means I’m trying. I would never have done so without having been involved on this site.
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Six in the City: Columbus at Columbus Arts Fest

Sunday, June 28, 2015
Summertime in Columbus means festivals, parades and celebrations. What better event than Columbus Arts Festival to kick off Six-Word Memoirs‘ most recent project, Six in the City: Columbus.  With a big thank you to our Columbus-based corporate sponsor, Express, people were invited
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Top Six Words My Dad Says

Friday, June 19, 2015
On the third Sunday of each June, we take time to appreciate and celebrate Dads everywhere. For #SixContest54, we asked you to share those memorable quotes that say “Father knows best” (whether or not he really does). There were adages
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Top #SixWordsThatChangedMyStory

Friday, June 5, 2015
Six Words can be a game changer. For SixContest #53, we challenged you to capture those life-changing junctures in just six words. From first dates and transformative diagnoses to major moves and startling losses, honest and intimate stories were shared across
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Memoirist of the Month—June 2015: Amber H.

Monday, June 1, 2015
“I was searching online for creative writing outlets when I discovered Six-Word Memoirs. I could never commit to blogging daily or maintaining a website, so Six Words was perfect because I could submit whenever the spirit moved me.” Name: Amber H.
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