How To Write to Someone in Prison
Before you start
The dos and dont's
You Can You Can't
Recall nice memories Threaten people
Tell more about yourself Write encrypted messages
Send jokes or anecdotes Write negativly about the prison
Write about your everyday life Talk about crime
Ask questions about them Mention drugs or prohitibited items
Talk about the news Include pictures of people
Offer words of comfort + no innuendo
Talk about significant moments that happen in their absence
Never put your address or where you live, always use our PO Box
What Should a First-Time Letter to a Prison Pen Pal Look Like?
Getting in touch with your prison pen pal can also be a reason to write a letter. These messages initially don’t have to be as long as those you write to your family or friends.
Since it isn’t always easy to start a correspondence with a stranger,
I’m writing to you because / I felt like getting in touch with you because [reason]
What sparked my interest is [explain further]
Here are some facts about me: [describe yourself and your hobbies, interests, etc.]
I can’t wait to find out more about you! Tell me more about yourself. / What do you like? / What don’t you like? / What are your hobbies? / What are your favorite books or movies?
Looking forward to hearing from you. / Hope to hear from you soon. / All the best / Best regards
Please keep in mind it is not ezey to wright in prision
There is no privacy in prison