Everyone writes letters but does everyone actually know how to write a letter? The short answer is that letter writing is a genre in its own right and many people don’t actually know how to write letters. I’m not saying there is a wrong or a right way to write letters. I am saying that there are a few conventions you should follow when writing your letters. What makes a letter a letter? Some people think if you send something to someone via snail mail (USPS), it’s automatically a letter. This is not true. While there are many mail genres that seem the same, they are all distinct in specific…
Thank you letters are important and we should get back into the practice of sending thank yous in emails, letters, or notes.