- Did you write in a diary in your teen years?
- Are you a teen writing in one now?
- Share meaningful entries that affected your self image or self esteem in some way.
- Entries can be gut-wrenching, funny, serious, heartwarming or heartbreaking.
- Let others know they are not alone.
- Share your insights and inspirations about issues arising from the entries.
- Be part of a social movement in which sharing buried secrets means making a difference in the lives of others.
Your entries can be anonymous, and will help others live more authentic lives. To submit an entry click here.
Article from Carmel Valley News,
March 3, 2011 about My Diary Unlocked:
Carmel Valley author looking for diary submissions from teen years for book
One of the world’s most famous diaries was written by teenager Anne Frank as she hid from the Nazis with her family during WWII. Her reflections are among the most read in the history of literature. With that in mind, Carmel Valley author Janet Larson Melugin has embarked on a project to piece together diary entries from teenagers, sharing their thoughts on the tough realities of growing up, of tortured self-esteem, and of inspiration. “My Diary Unlocked: Keys to Making a Difference in the Lives of Teen Girls” will include entries that “reflect a poignant time in life that are gut-wrenching, funny, serious and heartbreaking,” said Larson Melugin. “I want for teen girls to know that they are not alone and to give parents tools to help encourage their daughters to be authentic and to help create an environment that fosters high self-esteem,” Larson Melugin said. Read More
Janet Larson Melugin finds the healing voices from her diary and helps others do the same