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Significant Objects Volume 2: Proceeds to Benefit 826 National

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Regular readers of the Editor’s Blog might remember our Six-Word Story contest for Significant Objects: the online project that pairs cheap thrift store finds with notable writers who then create a fictional back story to be posted alongside that item in an eBay charity auction.
Well Significant Objects is back with another round of objects and [...]

Sold! At $4.50 a Word….

Monday, November 30th, 2009

Sold! We recently teamed up with Rob Walker and Josh Glenn’s Significant Objects project to see how well Six Words works with their contention that objects with stories attached to them increase in value. The pair have recruited writers like William Gibson, Nicholson Baker, and Curtis Sittenfeld to craft significance for flotsam purchased on [...]

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