Memoir: Your Life In Six Words

by | Nov 14, 2008 | Humor For Writers, Interesting News for Writers | 43 comments

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Could you write your memoir in six words?

Check out the six-word memoirs written by writers in all stages of their careers at http://www.smithmag.net/sixwords/. Some are evocative and mysterious, others are side-splitting fun.

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43 Comments

  1. Sharron

    Oh no, can I start again?

    Reply
  2. Jim Magwood

    My Life In Six Words: Jesus Saved Me and That’s Enough.

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  3. Chris

    How did I wind up here?

    Reply
  4. Afi Scruggs

    "You’ve got to live, for yourself…"
    (from James Brown)

    Reply
  5. Bruce McLellan

    awaiting unanticipated thrills each moment brings

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  6. Richard Klicki

    So far, yet so far away

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  7. Gool

    Easy to forget, even by me!

    Reply
  8. Wanda Clevenger

    It’s never too late to begin.

    Wanda

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  9. Hollee Chadwick

    In love again, God help me.

    Reply
  10. Patricia

    Three down, six lives to go.

    Reply
  11. peter

    So much fun, so little time

    Reply
  12. Writer's Relief Staff

    New York rescued me from monotony.

    -Kriste, Writer’s Relief Staff

    Reply
  13. Eric

    My reach always exceeds my grasp

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  14. Taig

    Life continues: cautious optimistic, lessons learned.

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  15. Lauren

    Dream big, breathe deep, leap, repeat.

    Reply
  16. Ken

    In the long run, we’re goners.

    Reply
  17. Lili

    Thanks, God! I CAN do this!

    Reply
  18. John

    Depression era, war vet, successful, retired

    Reply
  19. Lindsay

    Sometimes lonely hopelessly romantic internet geek

    Reply
  20. Helen Spaulding

    Saved, unsuccessful, Lord, missions, retired, writing.

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  21. Lindsay

    Found the one, then he left

    Reply
  22. Debra

    Rescued by the one I love.

    Reply
  23. -Jon, Writer's Relief

    Loving every moment of every day.

    Reply
  24. Bill Ruesch

    It’s not my fault, it’s theirs.

    Reply
  25. Jeanne

    Broken pieces, glued back by God.

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  26. Writer's Relief Staff

    I always refuse to follow directions, thusly.

    -Dan, Writer’s Relief Staff

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  27. Anu Chitnis

    My life is God’s enchanting dream…

    Reply
  28. Krista

    I’m going to make it afterall.

    Reply
  29. A.M. Deweese

    Mind renewal is a constant crucible.

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  30. Sheri VandeRiet

    God knows His plans for me!

    Reply
  31. Rachel

    I have 3 kids. All boys.

    Reply
  32. Liz

    A little too settled and suburban

    Reply
  33. Lili Macklin

    Continually addressing: "Over promise, under deliver."

    Reply
  34. Angeline

    Miles to go before I sleep.

    Ok, so I’m not the original author of that line, but it still tells my life story.
    Angeline

    Reply
  35. Amie

    Loving myself, after all these years.

    A.D.

    Reply
  36. Vera

    She never did like deadlines.

    Vera Marie

    Reply
  37. Stacy Meyn

    I’m still a work in progress.

    Reply
  38. Karen Randolph

    55 never fit in happy me

    Reply
  39. River Adams

    God, save me from my atheism.

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  40. alvin

    I search for myself. Don’t disturb.

    Reply
  41. Anja

    Young, ordinary girl living her dreams. 🙂

    Reply
  42. Tom L

    They took more than I owed.

    Reply

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