Six Word Memoirs

Six Word Memoirs

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Memoirs in six words or less:

I found some really fun, entertaining, inspirational and some sad ones in Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six - Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure 
Authored by Rachel Fershleiser, edited by Larry Smith. 



After Harvard, had baby with crackhead. — Robin Templeton 
She said she was negative. Damn — Ryan McRae
I hope to outlive my regrets. — Bob Logan
Found true love, married someone else.  — Bjorn Stromberg
Can’t tonight, watching Law and Order. — Rory Evans
My life’s a bunch of almosts. — Shari Bonnin

The Best Advice in Six Words: Love, Sex, Money, Friendship, Family, Work, and Much More
From Smith Magazine edited by Larry Smith with Shauna Greene

Fall down five, get up six. — Michael Connelly
When the liver says stop, listen. — Nan Wigington
You: average of five closest friends. — Tim Ferris
You learn more from your failures. — Piper Kerman
If it’s everyone, then it’s you. — Carolyn Has
Lighten your load: let grudges go. — Elliot Holt
Chances are, your editor is right. — Elizabeth Gilbert.
Delete almost all adjective and adverbs. — Lynn Harris
You don’t always need to win. — Melissa Masoom
Admit mistakes. You’ll be respected more. — Krystyna Fedosejevs

It All Changed in an Instant (More Six Word Memoirs)

Virgin ’til 23, total slut after — Suzanne Siegel
Teen war bride waiting by the mailbox. — Jacqueline Goodrich
Love at first sight. Needed glasses. — Susan Holcombe
Alzheimer’s: meeting new people every day. — Phil Skversky
Should have crossed legs, not fingers. — Sharon Faltisek
Not enough Wellbutrin in the world. — Steve Kovach
Disarm them by being sort of nice. — Naomi Klein
My six words haven’t happened yet. — Erica Ray.

And now my very own 6 word Memoirs (six words or less) : Then you get to leave yours in the comment box.


1. Can’t sing, but love the stage. — Melissa Sugar
2. Keep family drama off the Internet. 
3. Every moment creates new memories.
4. Never interfere with spouse's employees
5. If nobody’s listening, stop talking.
6. Thanks Obama, now must marry a doctor.
7. Badmouthing others reveals more about you.
8. Wary of women with no friends.
9. Nothing wine and friends can't cure.
10. Crazy Southern girl life just beginning

So how about it? Want to take a shot at it and leave a six word memoir in the comment section? C'mon you can do it?
We're getting really close to the end of the 2016 A to Z blogging challenge. Have you visited many blogs? I admit I started off pretty good. I intended to meet lots of new bloggers, but my plan didn't work out. I fell hard for some that I visited right off the bat and needed to go back each day for repeat visits. I still managed to visit a few new blogs every few days, but the numbers decreased each day as life, kids, writing and my husband's surgery and family life got in the way. Then I even slacked off the blogs I was initially visiting on a pretty regular basis. All I can say is that it wasn't for lack of trying or for lack of interest. I hope I can return to more frequent visits soon.


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