Since it’s launch in 2009, hundreds of bloggers have picked up and run with the Dear Me idea, many of them writing their own letters to their sixteen-year-old selves. We’ve been frequently touched, amused, heartened and inspired by them. Here is a selection of some of our favourites:
What is J.K. Rowling writing these days? She’s penned the foreword to a new fall book called Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self, edited by Joseph Galliano
A lovely piece on ABC’s Good Morning America featured ‘Dear Me’ readings by Kathleen Turner, Suze Orman, Stan Lee, Jodi Picoult and Joseph Galliano as well as studio discussion from Robin Roberts and the GMA crew.
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For its new book, “Dear Me,” Atria Books asked celebrities to write a letter to their 16-year-old selves. The book includes reproductions of actual letters and personal photos. Here are the letters from… James Franco, Seth Green, James Woods and Jodi Picoult. Continue reading
Letters from luminaries, including Alice Cooper, JK Rowling, Stephen King and Suze Orman, who share the wisdom of the adult years with their 16-year-old selves.
Stephen Fry’s letter to himself: Dearest absurd child
Just who was the young, arrogant and confused man to whom Stephen Fry recently felt compelled to write a long and heartfelt letter? Himself, 35 years ago Continue reading
Note To Self,
Maybe the bell-bottoms, or those pale first attempts at a moustache, were regrettable. Breaking that nerd’s heart on the eve of the science fair was, perhaps, the least thoughtful way of telling him about your crush on the stud at Abercrombie & Fitch. Continue reading
Ever wondered what advice you wished you knew when you were 16? Author Joseph Galliano has put together a compilation of letters, written by celebrities, in “Dear Me: A Letter to My Sixteen-Year-Old Self.” He sat down with The Daily to tell us about some
Dear Me: celebrity letters to their younger selves
Don’t do drugs, stop hating your thighs, buy shares in Google: from the book Dear Me, 10 celebrities write letters to their 16-year-old selves with some choice words of advice Continue reading