Deceptively Simple And Surprisingly Addictive, Not Quite What I Was Planning Is A Thousand Glimpses Of Humanity Six Words At A TimeWhen Ernest Hemingway Famously Wrote, For Sale Baby Shoes, Never Worn, He Proved That An Entire Story Can Be Told Using A Half Dozen Words When The Online Storytelling Magazine SMITH Asked Readers To Submit Six Word Memoirs, They Proved A Whole, Real Life Can Be Told This Way, Too The Results Are Fascinating, Hilarious, Shocking, And Moving From Small Sagas Of Bittersweet Romance Found True Love, Married Someone Else To Proud Achievements And Stinging Regrets After Harvard, Had Baby With Crackhead , These Terse True Tales Relate The Diversity Of Human Experience In Tasty Bite Size Pieces The Original Edition Of Not Quite What I Was Planning Spent Six Weeks On The New York Times Bestseller List, And Thanks To Massive Media Attention From NPR To The The New Yorker The Six Word Memoir Concept Spread To Classrooms, Dinner Tables, Churches, Synagogues, And Tens Of Thousands Of Blogs This Deluxe Edition Has Been Revised And Expanded To Include Than Sixty Never Before Seen Memoirs From Authors Elizabeth Gilbert, Richard Ford, And Joyce Carol Oates To Celebrities Stephen Colbert, Mario Batali, And Joan Rivers To Ordinary Folks Around The World, Everyone Has A Six Word Story To Tell
Our book features nearly 1,000 six word memoirs by famous folks, as well as unknown writers from SMITH Mag s storytelling community.
More than 200,000 people have submitted Six Word Memoirs at SMITH Magazine smithmag.net and its younger cousin, SMITH Teens smithteens.com Thanks to the devoted admiration of writers, critics
and educators alike, the six word memoir concept has spread to
- 225 pages
- Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure
- Larry Smith
- 02 July 2019 Larry Smith