Sunday, February 12, 2012

Your life in Six words

Melanie BarbourMindy Kaling

NOt being crafty with words makes this difficult for me. So many things pop into my mind.  I would think your position in life at the time would have major bearing on what words you would choose. Check out Oprah’s web site below for more 6 words.
In November 2006, writer and editor Larry Smith issued a challenge to fans of his Web publication, SMITH Magazine. Inspired by Ernest Hemingway's legendary shortest of short stories ("For sale: Baby shoes, never worn"), Smith asked his readers to describe their lives in six words. The Six-Word Memoir contest officially ended after a month, but the stories kept coming. Five years on, participants have contributed more than half a million mini-memoirs. Smith has published five compilations of the intensely personal accounts and continues his online quest to spark the creativity of aspiring writers. "There is inspiration everywhere," he says. "Even if you don't think you're a storyteller, you are." 

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Why don’t you leave me a comment with your 6 words.  Maybe you can help me.
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