How to Say It provides short lists of what to say, and sometimes more importantly, what not to say when writing business or personal letters. It begins with examples of why and when certain letters are appropriate, tips on writing the letter, and advice for special situations. It then offers sample words and phases for each type of correspondence, as well as examples of sentences and paragraphs that are best suited for the task. Finally, it provides full sample letters giving readers a sense of what to look for in the final product. Includes appendices offering tips on etiquette, formatting, and grammar.
This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, youll find here the words for every letter writing occasion, including:
- Business letters
- Personal letters
- Get-well cards
- And more!
With helpful grammatical appendices and sample letters, say goodbye to your writing etiquette worries!
Rosalie Maggio is the award-winning author of 18 books, including Great Letters for Every Occasion and How They Said It®. She is a member of the Authors Guild and the Society for Childrens Book Writers & Illustrators. Rosalie lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.