Tips for Writing Pen-Pal Profiles
Profiles written as "seeking friends" instead of
"seeking romance" receive an astounding 86% more mail. Many romances
have formed on the site, but all start as friendships. In addition to
discouraging you from seeking romance in your profile, we also recommend
avoiding "thug" style profiles and pictures. Being honest, sincere and
gracious in seeking friendship is how inmates achieve success in meeting
new people. Many viewers report being put-off by profiles that seek
Simply be honest. Unlike just about any other
organization out there, we verify all of the information (e.g., photos,
crimes, dates of birth) that we can before placing profiles. Pen-pals
have all the tools available to research your history. This is why so
many people trust and prefer WriteAPrisoner.com.
Profiles with photos get more mail. If you don’t have
a photo at this time, you can post your profile and send your photo
later. Your photo (or artwork) will be returned to you along with a
printout of your profile. Only you can be featured in the photo. If
someone else appears in the photo, please identify yourself. We will
remove the other person(s) without damaging the photo. Original artwork
may be substituted for a photo. (No larger than 8 ½” x 11”).
Please refrain from mentioning anyone by name in your
profile. Sexual language is prohibited. No business may be conducted
through your profile. Profiles must be submitted in English. Any profile
we feel inappropriately represents us will be returned and fully
refunded prior to processing.
All poetry must be your original work. No copyrighted
work will be accepted.