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A letter...with a twist + a flat surprise - USA

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Swap Coordinator:fishsteak (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing 
Number of people in swap:9
Location:Regional - USA
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:January 20, 2024
Date items must be sent by:January 29, 2024
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

A swap to ease us into February (Letter Writing Month)!
I'm also hosting an international version in the International Fun Mail group.

In the comments below, list at least 5 themes/topics/questions you'd like your partner to write about. If you don't list any, your partner can write whatever they feel like.

Write one letter to your partner from a theme they pick. The amount of text should be about one side of a sheet of Letter paper (8.5" x 11"), approximately a few paragraphs.

The twist? Don't use letter paper, memo sheets, aerogrammes, or notecards to write it. Make sure your letter is readable. No tiny text or writing on a background with not enough contrast.

Some ideas for what to use instead:

  • calendar pages
  • photos
  • paper bills/receipts
  • flyers/ads
  • postcards
  • planner pages
  • book pages
  • fabric

Feel free to get creative with what you write on or if you'd like to decorate your letter!

Include one flat surprise for your partner. The surprise isn't profile-based, but avoid their dislikes.

I'll check for slow raters, late senders, non-raters, double profilers, etc. before assigning partners.

Discussion

Burger1girl 01/10/2024 #

Please feel free to write me about anything!

MadMadamMom 01/12/2024 #

Bread, your favorite time of day, textures you especially like, a sound that annoys you above all others, something in nature you find scary

AliCrafter 01/15/2024 #

Favorite pet, alive or passed; if you're a reader talk about one of your favorite books; how successful were you at last year's resolutions; a country you wish you could visit and why; as a child what did you want to do when you grew up? How does that compare with what you are actually doing; think of some one you really admire. Are you jealous or envious of that person? It's there a difference?

NRGordon 01/17/2024 #

-What railroad(s) go through your town or area? Is there a passenger station? How many trains each day?

-What you like to do outdoors.

-Vacations you have enjoyed. Have you travelled by train?

-Tell me about yourself and your family.

-Whatever you like.

fishsteak 01/19/2024 #

Feel free to write about anything! Here are some topic ideas in case you'd like some:

  • what you're looking forward to in 2024
  • your favorite thing to cook or bake
  • your daily life/routine
  • do you have a bucket list? have you done anything on it?
  • do you have any favorite pieces of mail from swappers? what are they?
  • what dreams/goals did you have as a kid? did any come true?
LindaW 01/19/2024 #

Write about yourself and your family.

What are your hobbies?

What do you like to cook and bake?

Do you have any goals for this year?

Do you like to volunteer?

ReadWithMel 01/20/2024 #

I am open to you writing whatever your heart wishes, but if you need some ideas…

Your favorite book.

Your favorite place you’ve visited.

What melts your heart?

A secret.

A regret.

AlexysBellew 01/20/2024 #

favorite book Favorite movie favorite vacation spot What do you do in your " Me time" surprise!

Kimmiekaylewis 01/22/2024 #

Feel free to write about anything!!

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