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Six-Word Memoirs Meetup on OSU Campus—And How to Hold Your Own

Sunday, April 12, 2015
Meetups are a fun, interactive way to introduce concepts and connect people within communities. At the end of March, with the help of student organizations The Grove (Ohio State’s creative writing journal), and EUGO (OSU’s English Undergraduate Organization), a group of Buckeyes met on The
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Top “Madness” Memoirs in Six Words

Friday, April 10, 2015
From media mania to personal pet peeves, madness is among us. For SixContest #49, we asked you to capture madness in its many forms. Some memoirs were driven by delirium, while others were nimbly neurotic. With so much that drives
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Classroom of the Month: Amber Lewis-Francis’ 5th Grade Class at Clarendon Elementary School

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
We can learn a great deal by examining ourselves and others, particularly when we ponder our words. Fifth grade teacher Amber Lewis-Francis first heard about Six-Word Memoirs on NPR. Always encouraging her students to write about themselves, Lewis-Francis thought it would be
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Memoirist of the Month—April 2015: Marty B.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015
“I use the Six Words app. I love having the site close when I can steal a minute away from work. What keeps me on this site is real people, real words, reality in just a few words.” Name: Marty B.
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Top Six-Word Tributes Honoring Inspirational Women

Friday, March 27, 2015
For SixContest #48, in honor of Women’s History Month, we asked you to craft Six-Word Tributes to an Inspirational Women. The influx of responses on our site and social media were poignant and proud, honoring the women who have shaped your lives and
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Top Six Dr. Seuss Inspired Memoirs

Friday, March 13, 2015
March 2 was Read Across America Day, celebrated around Dr. Seuss’ birthday to inspire new generations of lifelong readers. Many of us learned to read using Seuss books. His truthful, succinct rhymes are unforgettable! We think he deserves more than one
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