Friday, February 24th, 2012
This week’s headlines were gaga over Google’s fancy goggles and the novel to follow Potter. Several members of the SMITH Mag community also hinted at the future in Six-Word Memoirs, with past lessons shaping personal outlooks. Below are the best memoirs of the week. For backstories and more reading, click on each author’s name.
Most Writerly: “I wrote it all down somewhere.” -bgreenman
Best Imagery: “Brilliant orange sunrise from yesterday’s embers.” -AQScott
Most Measured: “Said It all; took half back.” -LynneFavreau
Toughest Narrative Arc: “‘I’m in the process of dying.’” -marymc
Most-Self-Aware: “Teaching twenty years; escape now impossible.” -Brainsprinkles
Best Wordplay: “Anticipating the fallout, waiting to crash.” -fromthewreckage.create from SMITHTeens