6 word memoirs about yourself

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6 word memoirs about yourself

It All Changed in an Instant: More Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous & Obscure by Larry Smith

“A perfect distraction and inspiration, and a collection that begs to be shared. Be warned, though. If you plan to lend out your copy, start out with two. Once it leaves your hands you’ll never see it again.”
Denver Post (on Not Quite What I Was Planning)

The editors of the New York Times bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning are back with its much-anticipated sequel, It All Changed in an Instant. With contributions from acclaimed authors like Malcolm Gladwell, Frank McCourt, Wally Lamb, Isabel Allende, Junot Diaz, Amy Tan, and James Frey, and celebrities like Sarah Silverman, Suze Orman, Marlee Matlin, Neil Patrick Harris, Ann Coulter, and Chelsea Handler, It All Changed in an Instant presents a thousand more glimpses of humanity. . . six words at a time. In the vein of the popular Post Secret books, It All Changed in an Instant, in the words of Vanity Fair, “will thrill minimalists and inspire maximalists.”
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Six Tips for Writing Six-Word Memoirs

Even Reluctant Writers Will Love Six-Word Memoirs

Six-Word Memoirs is a project founded by the U. Like that publication, Six-Word Memoirs seek to provide a platform for storytelling in all its forms. In November , Smith's editors Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser gave the six-word story a personal twist, asking Smith readers to tell their life story in just six-words. Smith readers submitted their six-words via www. The editors of Smith asked dozens of writers "famous and obscure" to compose six-word memoirs; they wanted wordsmiths, old and new, to capture the essence of romance in half a dozen words. Press for this second book included a second appearance on Talk of the Nation.

Six-word memoirs were a quick and excellent way to get students writing, revising, and crafting digital texts. At the start of every school year, I look for a fun way for students to introduce themselves to each other and to me. Enter the Six-Word Memoir! Just in time for the National Day on Writing! I asked students to introduce themselves to the class in six words.

Somewhere between waking up at 3 a. Maybe I should cut down on the comedy, I thought to myself. Just kidding! I just switched to quicker comedy. And you can, too! All you need is six words and a pen.

For instance, journaling provides a variety of health and wellness benefits.
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