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Memoirist of the Month Archive

September’s Memoirist of the Month: Karen Golden

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

“I love that Six Words is truly a community. I love that people come and go, and I especially love that people stay.”

Name: Karen Golden
Place: Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Member since: May 2011
Browse through the reams of Six-Word Memoirs from notjustagirlintheworld—at well over 2,000, there are plenty to peruse—and you’ll discover a clever (“Cloud 8 [...]

August’s Memoirist of the Month: Kathryn Campbell

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

“I always thought I’d write a novel, and when I was younger I’d draft chapters with the big end goal in mind. But when I discovered short story form, and then poetry, and then six words, I came to the realization that often, less is more.”
Name: Kathryn Campbell
Place: Minneapolis, Minnesota
SMITH Member Since: April 2011
Kathryn [...]

July’s Memoirist of the Month: Dick Peterson

Monday, July 1st, 2013

“Reading and writing Sixes provides a creative spark, as does commenting and conversing with the other Sixers. What a weapon against writer’s block it is. Seeing what other people do with words makes you a better writer.”
Name: Dick Peterson
Place: Kansas City
SMITH Member since: July 2010
Since Dick Peterson joined SMITH in 2010, much [...]

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