Memoirist of the Month—September 2017: Janna King

“Social media can be really mean. The Six-Word Memoirs community is exactly the opposite—kind, interested and encouraging.” Name: Janna King Place: Los Angeles, California SMITH Member Since: July 2013 Janna King’s entries in our SixContests are crowd favorites. Her Six Words for relieving stress? “Bourbon with a

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Memoirist of the Month—July 2017: Allie Campbell

“Six-Word Memoirs has served as a way to document my successes and pitfalls. My sixes have become plot points on a chart of thoughts.” Name: Alexandria “Allie” Campbell Place: New Jersey SMITH Member Since: March 2012 When Allie Campbell joined Six-Word Memoirs in 2012, her

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Memoirist of the Month—June 2017: Tanya Arterburn

“Even though we live in a hyper-connected world, many of us are still insulated from each other in our daily lives. Six Words gives people a unique opportunity to express themselves and connect by exchanging glimpses into a perfect stranger’s

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Memoirist of the Month—April 2017: Lisa Kothe

“Way back in 2008, I heard an NPR piece on Six-Word Memoirs. I remember buying the book, Not Quite What I was Planning, for the library and loved it. It’s a peaceful, creative alternative to social media.” Name: Lisa Kothe Place: Safety Harbor,

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Memoirist of the Month—March 2017: Talitha Rae Degraff

“I Can’t Keep My Own Secrets immediately caught my attention because I literally struggle to keep my own secrets. I was completely enthralled and read the book from front to back. I found the other Six-Word Memoir books and read them

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Memoirist of the Month—February 2017: Josephine Collett

“To know that Larry used one of my sixes, ‘Love conquers death, not the reverse,’ as a table centerpiece at a dinner to support a hospice was just so moving. Writing is not always about publication. Meaningful writing could just

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Memoirist of the Month—January 2017: Josie Cannella

“I visit the site when something big happens, when I want to check the pulse and ‘weigh in,’ such as the death of Harper Lee or the fourth anniversary of the Sandy Hook mass killings.” Name: Josephine “Josie” Cannella Place: Avon, Connecticut

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