What's Your Story (In Six Words ...)?
I heard about a really interesting book yesterday on Jean Chatzky's XM Radio program. The book is called "Not Quite What I Was Planning," and it's a collection of more than 800 six-word memoirs, including some from celebrities like Stephen Colbert ("Well, I thought it was funny") and singer Aimee Mann ("Couldn't cope so I wrote songs").
The book was born when online magazine Smith asked readers to capture their own life stories in only six words. The six-word concept isn't a new one. Legend has it that Ernest Hemingway was asked to write a novel in only six words and his simple yet profound contribution was "For sale: Baby shoes. Never worn."
The book sounds very interesting, and I started wondering what all my friends in the wonderful world of blogging would write for their own six-word memoirs.
Here are a couple that might summarize my life:
"I knew more than I thought" and "It really wasn't all that difficult"
So, what would your six-word memoir say? Here's my challenge list:
C'mon - play along! And invite others to join!