Allie Leeds is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles about the history and popularity of the television soap opera genre. Allie is a life-long fan and an avid watcher of soaps. She writes about the full range of soap operas, from the mainstream daytime series and classic soaps to prime-time series and online soaps. Allie conducted interviews, wrote profiles about the stars, and created historical outlines of each show for new viewers for more than 30 years.
Allie began sharing her passion and insight about soaps in college, through a popular column in the student newspaper. Later, she created a free newsletter to share information, opinion, and exclusive insider information with fellow fans. Allie's newsletter became a valued resource and a vital community for subscribers.
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