6 Word Memoir
This isn't a hard-and-fast rule by any means. The simple ready-made lesson plan to create your own classroom book, featuring your students as the published authors and illustrators. Since then, the Six-Word Memoir project has become a global phenomenon and a bestselling book series. Larry Smith's event: Six Words for My Mother. Inspired by the book Not Quite What I was Planning: Six Word Memoirs from Writers Famous and Obscure, edited by Penn alumni Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser, the Hub decided to write their own six-word stories. A six word memoir is an autobiography of your life, told in only six words. The foundation of this writing exercise is to simply say more with less. Occasionally, you'll find some "six-word stories" that are longer than six words. Though Smith's challenge initially lasted for one month, readers continued churning out small memoirs. Six-word memoirs can expand to an entire life or take the tiniest moment in a person's life to illustrate a broader story.