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What Can You Say in a Six Word Memoir?
Posted on June 19, 2013 by Jennifer Jensen
We talked about Six Word Stories in the last post, and some of you came up with some great ones – thanks! But did you ever think about a Six Word Memoir? I came across the idea about a month ago, over at Smith Mag. They have some fabulous categories – Six Word Questions, Six Words on Love, Six Words by Tony Winners. The idea behind it is to put something of your day into six words, and the results range from humorous to heartbreaking to gee-I’ve-been-there. Here’s a sample: Wish I’d take my own advice. (Also the book title of teen memoirs.) Everybody really does know my name. Summer’s not the season for quarrels. Great, huh? If you follow #sixwords on Twitter, you’ll find a lot of people expressing philosophy and inner thoughts as well as memoir, sometimes with a photo, sometimes in poem form: untethered :: I … Continue reading →
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