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Contest: Six-Word Resolutions (and a chance to be on “Lopate”)

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

By Larry Smith

We have a new Six-Word Challenge and an especially cool prize. The challenge: your Six-Word Resolutions. Tell us your plans, hopes, dreams, motivations and mistakes you hope not to repeat in 2010 in just six words. The Prize: Six people will win an advance copy of our newest book, It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure. We’ll also invite some of our favorite resolution writers to talk about their six words live on The Leonard Lopate Show on Tuesday December 29 at 12 pm.

To be considered to go on air, you must submit your Six-Word Resolution by December 22 at Here at SMITH, we’ll keep submissions open to win the book until December 28. Please head over to the Six-Word Resolutions project to submit on SMITH.

Here’s one we love already, from Robin Slick of Philadelphia: “I promise to tolerate one hipster.”

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7 responses

  1. Trevor Lever says:

    I’ll never cut cables with scissors

  2. Arnold Simon says:

    Be good, be kind… never mind.

  3. D says:

    Drink less, remember more….forgive myself

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  5. Tiffany J says:

    Being sexy is the best revenge.

  6. E. Joyce Moore says:

    No resolutions, starting a Me Revolution.

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