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Six Word Memoir

I have a writing challenge for you today.

Describe your life or a life event in just six words. 

The famous example of this comes from Ernest Hemingway, who was challenged to write an entire novel in six words. He wrote: “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.

Can you tell your story in just six words? Of course you can!  Write your life story, your career story, your childhood story, the marriage story.  What ever story your need to tell.  What 6 words tell the story, convey the emotion, and share the ending?

I will share my six word memoir about a life event:                                                                       Diagnosis – Fear – Treatment – Faith – Recovery – Life

For more examples check out Feel free to inspire readers here by sharing your six word stories in comments.

About Geraldine M. Brown MS, LPC, LIMHP (162 Articles)
I hold a Master's Degree in counseling. I am a licensed professional counselor and a licensed independent mental health practitioner. I have over 25 years of experience counseling people from all walks of life.

2 Comments on Six Word Memoir

  1. #memoirs #lifestories #6wordmemoirs #writingchallenge


  2. Terror – forgiveness – rehabilitation – trusting the process.

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