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Six Word Novel

At Six Word Memoirs they are currently running a competition to write a novel in six words. The competition is in honour of Ernest Hemingway’s birthday (July 21st) and the anniversary of his death (July 2nd), since literary legend has it that he was once challenged to write a novel in just six words. 45 more words

Creative Writing

Say Goodbye To Mental Health For Now

I‘m sorry I have to announce that Mental Health Monday has been suspended (temporarily I hope).  Dr. Barry Lubetkin has told me he has to take a break from his weekly Mental Health tip.   96 more words

Amuse-bouche Du Jour

My Six Word Memoir

Where am I from? Why, Earth.

Whilst leaving port today, I was reading the TEDbook “Things Don’t Have to Be Complicated” by Larry Smith. Something about the ‘American Haiku’ format that he has kindled shook me for every drop of prose that I possessed. 73 more words


Six Word Memoirs

For our Close of Service Conference, we wrote six word memoirs that summed up our experiences in Peace Corps Ethiopia.  If you know anything about an Ethiopian coffee ceremony, you’ll appreciate mine: 7 more words