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This Week! SMITH Magazine’s Annual Love & Heartbreak Story Show

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

“Married by Elvis. Divorced by Friday.”
“Silently suffered his facial hair experiments.”
“Hired me. Fired me. Married me.”
“Someone should have objected at my wedding.”
“Much married; fourth time is charmed.”

On February 14, SMITH Magazine and the teen writing community Figment present “It’s Like My Heart Has Sciatica,” our annual Love and Heartbreak story show at NYC’s amazing [...]

Six-Word Caption Contest #17 (and Winner #16)

Monday, February 11th, 2013

It may cold and gray for much of February, but in the flower world the middle of the month brings forth a warmer shade of gold. The savvy short-form scribe who writes a six-word caption we fall in love with will win $50 on Shutterfly. Share your six words by 5pm EST on Friday, Feb. [...]

Six-Word Caption Contest #16 (and Winner #15)

Monday, February 4th, 2013

After a little holiday break the Six-Word Memoir Caption Contest is back. One smart and spirited short-form scribe who describes this heartbreaking photo (hint: it’s really only heartbreaking if you’re a 49ers fan) will win $50 on Shutterfly. Share your six words by 5pm EST on Friday, Feb. 8 in the comments area below [...]

Six-Word Caption Contest #15 (and Winner #14)

Monday, December 24th, 2012

‘Tis the season to share six words. One smart and spirited short-form scribe will win the gift of $50 on Shutterfly. This week’s Six-Word Caption Contest runs two weeks, so you have until 5pm EST on Friday, Jan. 4 to submit a six-word caption in the comments area below to describe the situation you [...]

New! Six-Word Caption Contest from SMITH & Shutterfly

Monday, September 17th, 2012

A New Caption Contest with Shutterfly
We’re teaming up with Shutterfly, a company as obsessed with personal expression as we are, for a new weekly Six-Word challenge. Each Monday morning we’ll post a photo from Shutterfly on the Six-Word Memoir project and you’ll have until Friday at 5pm EST to submit a six-word caption. One savvy [...]

“Who Doesn’t Love the Payroll Lady?” Six Words About Work—Last Call Six Days for Challenge #1

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Software programmer: no human interaction necessary.
Certainty is overrated. Became a freelancer.
I am Librarian, hear me whisper.
Thankless, but everyone needs an assistant.
Making things better with wireframes.
Because graduating these days means choose-your-own-adventure.
You want it done by when?
There are just a few days left until our July 16 cutoff date for the first “Six Words About Work” Challenge— [...]

CONTEST & EVENT: Six Words on NYC @ The 92nd Street Y

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

On January 24, SMITH is having a very special event at the 92nd Street Y to celebrate the release our next Six-Word Memoir book, It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure.. We’ll talk about the brilliance of brief writing with A.J. Jacobs, Amy Sohn, and Ben Yagoda, and [...]

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