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'Prostate Hurts From All The Grief' And Other 6-Word Memoirs On Jewish Life

Posted 09.24.2012 | Religion

If you had exactly six words to describe your life, what would they be? That’s the challenge we posed to readers of SMITH Magazine (, t...

'Fired Therapist. One Mother Is Enough' And Other 6-Word 'Momoirs'

Larry Smith | Posted 07.06.2011 | Home
Larry Smith

There aren't many topics like moms to really light a fire under a conversation among a few friends, or even an entire community.

What's Your Six-Word Secret To Happiness?

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

How would you sum up what you've learned about happiness in six words (or less)? It's a fascinating, thought-provoking exercise.

Can You Tell Your Life Story In Only 6 Words?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

"For sale: baby shoes, never worn." Ernest Hemingway If you think Twitter is abbreviated communication, how about this one: can you tell your entire...

Six Word Memoirs: James Frey, Frank McCourt And Others Write Their Lives In Six Words (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Six word memoirs have become a literary trend in the past few years. The challenge, created by SMITH Magazine, is to write a memoir in just six words,...

Contest: Six-Words on Water

Larry Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Larry Smith

Here's a Six-Word Challenge about one of summer's treats and earth's increasingly rare resources: water

Contest: Michael Jackson's Six-Word Obit

Larry Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larry Smith

We just launched a new six-word challenge: What's your six-word obituary for Michael Jackson?

Six Words for Obama on January 20 (or: "And now for something completely different")

Larry Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Smith

SMITH Magazine and The National Constitution Center have put out a challenge called Six Words to Inspire a Nation to find out what you're hoping to hear from the next president.