That's exactly what the heroines in Meanicures did.
Meanicures is a story of a Jr. High kid named Madison, and all she talks about is how mean this group of girls can be--from making her believe a certain boy wants to ask her to a dance to making fun of her green hair!
Anyways, one day, she goes to a salon, where she picks up an idea from the stylists: To get rid of the person in your life, write the name on a piece of paper and destroy it.
For some reason, it ends up working. But now Madison and her friends have the mean streak going. Apparently, the meanness bounced back onto them, and they can't shake it off. Now, they must reverse the "spell."
To me, this all seemed a little too far-fetched. First of all, the stylists that came up with this ritual really didn't know what she was doing. Hell, she didn't even recognize Madison when she came in the second time. What a ding bat.
This wasn't witch craft or voodoo. This was just a story for ditsy middle schoolers.
But, at least, you get through it quickly. I mean, who can't do 200 pages in one sitting, right?