Category Archives: Letter Writing

How to Write the Perfect Thanksgiving Letter

We currently live in an age where the preferred medium of communication is social media. Instant messaging and emailing are deemed to be the most convenient ways of reaching out to other people. There is no denying the fact that … Continue reading

Passing Notes: The Power of a Handwritten Note

Thanks to modern technology, we are able to fire off texts and emails to convey any message we may need to send. In today’s society, we have gotten used to modern conveniences as the main methods of communication. Instead of … Continue reading

The Art of Letter Writing

In our hyper-connected world, with its text messaging, the good, old-fashioned handwritten letter has nearly become extinct. Which is a shame because when it comes to sharing one’s true thoughts, sincere sympathies, and deepest gratitude, words traveling along the invisible … Continue reading

Why Write Letters

We’ve talked about it before, one of the reasons we don’t write much anymore is because there seem to be much easier ways to communicate. Or at least quicker ways like the telephone, social media, texting, and email. What method … Continue reading


Are you by chance, old enough to remember penny postcards? Or 3 cent postcards or a nickel?  Time was, these were as common in everyday life as the newspaper.  You could go to the post office, get a pre-stamped postcard, … Continue reading

The Lost Art of Letter Writing

When I was a kid back in the early 60’s, I had a maiden aunt who lived in my mother’s hometown of Morton, Washington.  Given that we lived in the middle of Indiana, Washington state seemed as exotic as the … Continue reading

How to Write a Congratulations Note

Engagements, births and promotions are always deserving of a “Congratulations!” But how about those other joyous occasions and achievements which often go unrecognized like big wins at work, kids success at school, etc? Sending notes of congratulations on beautiful personalized … Continue reading

How to Write a Letter to Your Friend

Texting and instant messaging are common ways of communicating with friends these days, but writing a letter is a traditional, effective way of bringing a smile to someone’s face. Whether you write a letter using email or mail it the … Continue reading

Ten Tips for Writing the Pefect Letter – Part 2

Date and sign your letter. In the technologically advanced world we now live in we’ve become spoiled. We’re so used to our email dating and signing everything for us that some people actually forget these two important things when handwriting … Continue reading

Ten Tips for Writing the Pefect Letter – Part 1

Have you ever noticed how some people have a gift when it comes to letter writing? You know the type — they never miss a birthday or an important event and always seem to get the point across while making … Continue reading