Here you'll find all our story projects, powered by submissions from members like you. Most projects are open, some have closed, but all contain stellar, surprising contributions from our community.
What's the essence of your own or others' Jewish life in six words?
Oct 05 2011 through Dec 31 2020
Biggest lesson I learned at work.
Aug 13 2011 through Aug 31 2025
The best boss I ever had
Jul 31 2011 through Jul 31 2025
Jul 15 2011 through Jul 15 2025
Ask a question in exactly six words.
Jun 26 2011 through Jun 30 2020
Six-Word Memoirs About Work
Jun 17 2011 through Dec 31 2025
Six words on being a dad or your relationship with your father.
Jun 04 2011 through Jun 30 2020
Six words on the secrets to happiness, in partnership with The Happiness Project.
Dec 28 2010 through Dec 31 2013
Share six words on coming home from war.
Oct 30 2010 through Oct 31 2020
An instant when your life changed, however large or small, playful or profound.
Aug 27 2010 through Aug 26 2020
A collaboration with the youth nonprofit, To Write Love on Her Arms
Jul 22 2010 through Jul 01 2018
Everyone has a story. Can you tell yours in six words? Submit yours to be considered for the next book is SMITH Magazine's bestselling Six-Word Memoir® series.
Jun 01 2010 through Jan 01 2030
Everyone has a fridge story. What's yours? Take a snapshot—a freezeframe—of your fridge and tell us what exactly is going on in your life. FreezeFrame is a new way to tell a story and think outside of the (ice)box. Our favorites will be featured in a future book.
May 05 2010 through May 01 2014
Hopes, dreams, motivations, and mistakes to avoid in the coming year.
Dec 06 2009 through Jan 30 2020
Can you describe your digital life—or the digital world we live in—in six words?
Sep 14 2009 through Dec 31 2032
This is a special project in conjunction with AARP
Jun 05 2009 through Dec 31 2014
Helping President Obama inspire America—six words at a time.
Nov 11 2008 through Jun 09 2020
A six-word challenge about your food life from SMITH and CHOW.
May 10 2008 through Dec 31 2020
What can you say about love and heartbreak in six words?
Apr 24 2008 through Aug 31 2020