Can you sum up your life — or some aspect of it — in six words? Numerous authors, some famous, some not, were asked to do just that. Their six-word memoirs, some surprisingly funny, poignant and/or bizarre, are published in the collection: NOT QUITE WHAT I WAS PLANNING: Six-Word Memoirs from Writers, Famous and Obscure.
Now, Smith Magazine invites you to submit your own six-word tale of angst, betrayal, love, longing, birth, death, joy — or whatever (probably easier for twitter addicts who have already disciplined themselves to condense all communications to 140 characters or less).
It’s a fun exercise. Give it a try. Smith offers some examples to help you get the creative juices flowing: