Uniting our traumatized, melodramatic adolescent pasts, with the writing we did to assuage our souls.
Your editors, geligirl (born in Detroit, MI, Dec 1979) and michelleridge (born in Buffalo, NY, June 1978), hope you enjoyed this little slice of our most cherished thoughts and memories while growing up. We would also like to add your memories to the collective pot. Did you keep those old paper diaries? Do you have some heart-shattering lyrics or thought-provoking personal essays? Did you like to draw out your feelings, in order to help release some of the pain? EMAIL US YOUR SOUL.
Please submit your diary entries of yesteryear to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include 1) month/year it was written (or best guessed), 2) your age when you wrote it (approximate), and 3) your age at present-day. Names withheld by request; any other information (such as location, etc.) you would like to include is greatly appreciated, and will be published with your permission. JPGs of scanned/photographed entries are also requested; sizes 475×320 or larger are preferable!
We’re also looking for: sketches, lists, sticker books, poetry, lyrics… basically anything on paper from your pre-teen/teenage years that you felt was important enough to keep around.
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