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Teen Valentine’s Day Contest Winner Joins Live ‘Love & Heartbreak’ Show

Monday, February 11th, 2013

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, SMITHTeens and teen fiction community invited young romantics and cynics alike to share their stories of love and heartbreak in the form of a six-word love letter or break-up note.
We received hundreds of sixers in response, along with their brief backstories on Figment, exploring the ups, downs and unexpected loop de loops of [...]

The SMITHTeens and Figment Valentine’s Day Contest

Monday, January 28th, 2013

Whether you’re heartbroken or head over heels, Valentine’s Day tends to stir up a lot of strong feelings. Especially when you’re in high school. We get it and we’re here to help. Whatever strong sentiment the Hallmark holiday brings up about relationships past, present and fictional, SMITHTeens want to hear about it! In fact, we’re [...]

SMITHTeens Six-Word Search: Love

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Between the sappy drugstore displays and ever multiplying flower stands, you’d be hard pressed not to notice the presence of Valentine’s Day. Cards will be exchanged, boycotts will be launched and our own annual “Six Words on Love & Heartbreak” storytelling show at the 92YTribeca will attempt to appease the cynics and romantics alike. Like [...]

“I Pulled off the Perfect Proposal” —And More Six-Word Memoirs from 92YTribeca

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Our first event in the 2011 Six-Word Memoir Story Slam series was hot: 11 performers (including two with guitars), 150 people (including many of you who shared a Six-Word Memoir during the audience “slam” part), and an evening in which stories of teenage semen situations and breast cancer battles were [...]

Send a Six-Word Valentine—Here’s How.

Sunday, February 13th, 2011

Faster than USPS. Cooler than an e-card. It’s the Six-Word Valentine. It’s so simple we didn’t even need to create any new tech to make it work. Here’s how you do it.
1. Think about someone special you want to send a short love, like, or lust note to.
2. Go to the Six Words on Love [...]

February 14: “Married by Elvis: Divorced by Friday”: Six-Word Memoir Show & Story Slam

Monday, January 24th, 2011

“Silently suffered his facial hair experiments.”
“Husband won’t confirm Facebook status.”
“Arranged marriage now sounding pretty good.”
“Engaged in Jerusalem. Thank you, God.”
“My mother warned me about you.”
Whether you’re spending the evening with that special someone or taking a stand against romance, come out for a night of Six-Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak at the 92YTribeca [...]

Daniel Handler’s 10 Six-Word Memoirs on Love

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

As we invoke the format of a classic rock radio station, this week we’re doing our own “Countdown to Valentine’s Day,” featuring some of the best memoir moments about love in the world of SMITH. A year ago, in one of the most memorable evenings in three years of touring, 100+ people gathered at San [...]

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