Call for Submissions: “Six Words Fresh Off the Boat” Book!

Be in a Book from Fresh Off the Boat & Six-Word Memoirs! The Six-Word Memoir project and ABC’s acclaimed series, Fresh Off the Boat  invite you to share your story for a new book, Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: Stories of Immigration, Identity, and Coming

Rad! The Top Six Favorite Fads

A fad may fizzle, but does it ever truly fade? For SixContest #85, we invited you to share Six Words on your favorite fads of all time. Your stories prove what once was old often becomes new again — often with a “retro chic”

Six Words + Lovabull = The #LovabullinSix Campaign

It takes just Six Words to make someone think differently. That’s why Six-Word Memoirs collaborated with @pitbullinstagram—featuring an assist from The Huffington Post’s RuffPost—on the #LovabullinSix campaign, bringing awareness about rescue dogs across the globe. Lovabull is a Columbus-based organization that unites pit

The Top Six Ways To #StayCoolin6Words

The hotter it is, the more hotheaded we are! For SixContest #81, we wanted to learn your secrets for beating the heat and keeping your composure. While some seek the refreshment of adult beverages (“Gin and tonic. Maybe a couple.” —JRE23), others revert to

The Top Six-Word 2016 Campaign Buttons

We’re still more than 100 days out from the 2016 Presidential Election—and at this point, it seems like everyone is a political expert. So for SixContest #80, we challenged you to create your own six-word campaign buttons. Many entries stressed

Six Words & Harmony Project’s Inside/Out: Breaking Down Barriers

One of the most meaningful collaborations in our Six in the City: Columbus initiative has been with David Brown’s Harmony Project, a community choir based in Columbus, Ohio, comprised of different races, ages, cultures, orientations and affiliations. This past winter, Harmony’s student choir shared their

Top Six Times You Call Mom

Although a mother’s love is cherished throughout the year, on the second Sunday of May, we celebrate moms everywhere. In SixContest #75, we asked you to complete the prompt “I always call my mom when…” Turns out mothers are renowned as the keepers of family traditions (click

RIP Prince: We Put The Right Letters Together

One of the many surprises the Six-Word Memoir community has brought to me, each other and those outside the virtual walls of this space is how it responds to death, whether it’s a death directly effecting one of our own in the community

The Top Six Reasons to #UnplugInSixWords

Although Reboot’s “National Day of Unplugging” ran from sundown on March 4 through sundown on March 5, every weekend offers the chance to disconnect from the digital world for 24 hours. Some view it as an opportunity to reconnect in other ways

Top Love Advice in Six Words

Are you busy planning those romantic gestures or wondering when you’ll find a love of your own? Whatever the case, the red and pink hallmarks of Valentine’s Day are unavoidable and we know those decadent heart-shaped chocolates are putting your new year’s resolutions to the test.