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“Boy Wizard Wins. Sad It’s Over.” The Best Six-Word Memoirs of the Week

Saturday, July 16th, 2011

By Alyssa Jocson

This week, Netflix-users protested price hikes, fantasy readers chattered about the release of A Dance with Dragons, and legions of fans raved about the latest and last installment of the Harry Potter flicks. Here at SMITH, writers continued sharing their personal stories in the form of Six-Word Memoirs, and below are the best of the week. After reading the best six, click on each author’s name to read dozens of more memoirs.

Best Imagery: “Saddled up high-horse. Went over cliff.” -LucidDreamer with one of the most favorited memoirs of the week.
Loveliest Narrative Arc: “Funny fat kid marries prom queen.” -PaulyA
Biggest Spoiler: “Boy wizard wins. Sad it’s over.” -chasidar
Best Wordplay: “Gravity sucks, but it’s the law.” -marymc
Sweatiest: “Seems I’ve schvitzed the day away.” -LittlestBudd (profile image above)
Most Entertaining in the Workplace: “I’ve been all the Village People.” -BGourley with the most favorited memoir in Six Words About Work.

PLUS: On July 17 our next “Six Words About Work” challenge begins. We’re giving away three more huge prizes. Check it out—and get to work on your six.


One response

  1. Contemplative says:

    All selections are fabulous. Looking forward to more from all those mentioned. Keeps me on my toes. The implications, the humor, the forthrightness, all my favorite styles. Great job!

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