Thursday, February 4, 2010

A Six Word Memoir

"People who don't write sleep more."

One of the all-time great writing challenges: summarize yourself in six words or less.  It's amazing how enforced brevity can focus things for you.  Some of the ones in the books and on the site are heartbreaking.

Hear more from Talk of the Nation on NPR.

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