PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Best Advice In Six Words, is the name of a new book by a Moorestown, Burlington County native.
“With good hair anything is possible.” “Don’t split your dessert. Order two.” “Expect the worst. Embrace the best.”READ MORE: 17-Year-Old Latif Williams Turns Self In For Alleged Murder Of Temple Student Samuel Collington
These are some words of wisdom from 1,001 entries in the new book, edited by Larry Smith.
“Some of this advice is really about interpreting it as you would like to,” Smith says.
Smith first started collecting advice several years ago on his website sixwordmemoirs.com.READ MORE: Off-Duty Police Officer Shot Multiple Times In North Philadelphia, Police Say
“It was the re-imaging of the Hemingway legend. As the story goes, Hemingway was challenged in a bar bet to write a whole novel with just six words, allegedly writing “For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” A six word novel and I rethought that as a six word memoir.”
Most of the advice is from every day folks, but there are some celebrity contributors, including Molly Ringwald, who writes: ‘Post-adolescent? Stop blaming your parents.’
The Best Advice In Six Words is the seventh book in Smith’s short form series, the first entirely about advice.MORE NEWS: Jayson Tatum Leads Celtics Past 76ers, 88-87