Letter Writing

 Before modern technology that made communication easy, the art of writing a letter is considered an important requirement. Even today, a letter is an important means of communication in both the workplace and personal lives. A letter, email and text message is a written conversation between two people.

In today’s technology world, emails and text messages have now become the norm to communicate. Letter writing, the formal kind, is still important to know the particulars of the art of letter writing.

Some types of letters you may need to write are:

  • Business Letter: To correspond with businesses about orders, complaints or claims.
  • Social Letter: For a special event such as thank you, congratulations or condolences.
  • Employment Letters: Pertaining the employment procedure for promotions, acceptance or application.

After identifying the type of letter, you are going to write, get to the point of the letter, make it precise, determine the length and open and close it correctly.

Get familiar with the nuances of letter writing with these titles from our digital collections.

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A 30-day course to write simple, sharp and attractive letters for all occasions This book is a compilation, in simple and practical manner, of all letters a person may use to express his views/idea/opinion on all occasions, such as, personal, social and business. The course is intended to be completed within 30 days. The book comes along with a CD that contains the English translation of all Hindi letters included in the book.

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Inspired by the centuries-old Jewish tradition of the ethical will, a forever letter is a perfect way to share your most precious possessions: your values, wisdom, and love with the people who matter to you most. And you don't have to do it alone. Through empowering stories, sample letters, and writing tips, author Elana Zaiman serves as your companion on this journey of self discovery and deepening relationships.

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Good writers follow the rules. Great writers know the rules-and follow their instincts! Finding the right words, in the right order, matters-whether you're a student embarking on an essay, a job applicant drafting your cover letter, an employee composing an email... even a (hopeful) lover writing a text. Do it wrong and you just might get an F, miss the interview, lose a client, or spoil your chance at a second date. Do it right, and the world is yours. In Write to the Point, accomplished author and literary critic Sam Leith kicks the age-old lists of dos and don'ts to the curb.

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Business writing has been transformed in our era from long, leisurely letters to fast faxes, instant e-mails, crisp memos, and concise letters. Your reader doesn't have time to waste. And neither do you. That's where The Encyclopedia of Business Letters, Faxes, and E-mails can help. Here You'll find the most complete and up-to-date collection of model business correspondence for every conceivable occasion-sample letters, memos, and e-mails you can use as is or adapt for your own purposes. This invaluable reference contains more than 300 model letters with instructions for adapting each to your particular situation. Letters are organized into chapters by category, and the detailed table of contents guides you quickly to the letter that best suits your needs.

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