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If you were to write a letter to your 16-year-old self, what would it say? In DEAR ME, some of the world's best loved personalities have written just such a letter.

They range from the compassionate to the shocking via hilarity and heartbreak, but the letters all have one thing in common: they offer a unique insight into the teenager who would grow up to be....

Stephen Fry, Alan Carr, Annie Lennox, Paul O'Grady, Jackie Collins, Fay Weldon, Peter Kay, Debbie Harry, Brenda Blethyn, Jonathan Ross, Liz Smith, Will Young, Alison Moyet, Rosanne Cash, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Yoko Ono and Emma Thompson... to name but a few!


To celebrate the release of DEAR ME: A LETTER TO MY SIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD SELF, we want you to send us a letter from you to your sixteen year old self.

The letters can be anonymous or named, humourous or serious, and you can add doodles, photographs, or anything else you want. After we receive them, we'll post them up on our blog. Send your email to
dearme@simonandschuster.co.uk - please also feel free to pop the letter up in your own blog or livejournal page to share with your friends!

The blog has already received some fantastic letters (including one from myself!) so please do visit www.dearmebooks.com and have a read of them. We hope to see your letter there soon!



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Oct. 19th, 2009 04:33 pm (UTC)
This book looks fantastic. I would love a chance to read/review.
Oct. 20th, 2009 03:03 am (UTC)
I sent my letter in, I hope the book comes to American shelves? If not...there's always christmas right? XD
Oct. 22nd, 2009 05:44 am (UTC)
I love this idea. I have no clue what I would tell myself, though. Sixteen was only seven years ago!
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