25 Mar 2008 6:54 am   //   Filed under: Books

Enough with the six words already!

My friend Ned Vizzini is among those who contributed to the book Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure, the SMITH Magazine project recently featured in The New Yorker and probably lots of other places. The concept is pretty simple: Write a six-word story about your life.

Ned and other writers will be reading their six-word memoirs at KGB tonight at 7.

Curiously, the KGB event page misidentifies the subtitle of the book as “Sex-Word Memoirs.” Come to think of it, that’s a way better idea. Here’s mine:

Only thought of five words. Fuck!

More brainstorms welcome in the comments.