The Art of the Handwritten Note: A Guide to Reclaiming Civilized Communication

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Three Rivers Press #ad - From overcoming illegible penmanship to mastering the challenge of keeping straight margins, avoiding smeared ink, and choosing stationery that is appropriate but suits your style, this is a powerful little guide to conveying thoughts in an enduring—and noteworthy—way. Just as you cherish receiving personal mail, you can take pleasure in crafting correspondence.

. Love, congratulations—for every emotion and occasion, condolences, a snippet of heartfelt prose is included, gratitude, sure to loosen the most stymied letter writer. For those who enjoy writing notes, or those who value doing so but find themselves intimidated by the task, acclaimed calligrapher Margaret Shepherd has created both an epistolary tribute and rescue manual.

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The Art of the Personal Letter: A Guide to Connecting Through the Written Word

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Broadway Books #ad - When was the last time you wrote a letter? or received one in the mail?These days, it’s so easy to dash off a quick e-mail or text message or make a cell- phone call while you’re on the run that you may rarely make time for letter writing. From choosing just the right words, the right stationery, and even the right pen or font, you’ll learn everything you need to know about the timeless art of the personal letter.

Used book in Good Condition. The art of the personal letter reclaims this lost art, giving you the gift of leisurely expression and allowing you to write beautiful, enduring letters to the people you care about—be it by hand or on a computer. For any occasion—whether you’re reaching out to connect with a long-lost friend or you want to express condolences with grace—author Margaret Shepherd gives you both the inspiration and the tools to write a memorable and meaningful letter that will be cherished by its recipient for years.

The Art of the Personal Letter: A Guide to Connecting Through the Written Word #ad - Filled with marvelous examples of common types of letters, The Art of the Personal Letter provides helpful guidelines to enhance your unique voice and inspire you to start that holiday letter or difficult letter of apology. But letters are a time-honored form of connection that simply cannot be equaled or replaced by faster methods of communication.

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The Art of Civilized Conversation: A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace

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Three Rivers Press #ad - Filled with common sense and fresh insight, The Art of Civilized Conversation is the perfect inspiration not only for what to say but for how to say it with style. And yet making conversation is a highly practical skill: those who do it well shine at networking parties, interviews, and business lunches.

. Good conversation also opens doors to a happier love life, warmer friendships, and more rewarding time with family. In the art of civilized conversation, thoughtful questions, author Margaret Shepherd offers opening lines, ultimately, graceful apologies, and, the confidence to take conversations beyond hello.

The Art of Civilized Conversation: A Guide to Expressing Yourself With Style and Grace #ad - From the basics—first impressions, appropriate subject matter, and graceful exits—to finding the right words for difficult situations and an insightful discussion of body language, Shepherd uses her skilled eye and humorous anecdotes to teach readers how to turn a plain conversation into an engaging encounter.

Used book in Good Condition. For those intimidated by the complexity of personal interaction, or those simply looking to polish their speaking skills, The Art of Civilized Conversation is a powerful guide to communicating in an endearing way. In our fast-paced, electronic society, the most basic social interaction—talking face-to-face—can be a challenge for even the most educated and self-assured individuals.

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101 Ways to Say Thank You: Notes of Gratitude for All Occasions

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Sterling #ad - This indispensable guide will make sure you're never at a loss for words of appreciation. Endorsed by the Protocol School of Washington. Nothing says good manners like an elegantly crafted thank-you note, whether on paper or by e-mail. This refreshed and reissued etiquette classic—now updated with new information for the digital age—provides all the dos and don'ts, along with a perfectly phrased “thank-you” for every occasion, from weddings and baby showers to business interviews and charity events.

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A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - A modern guide to writing thank-You Notes will teach you how to craft a thank-you note with easy-to-follow instructions. The amount of money they have made me is in the hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of dollars. Apply the principles in this book and you'll be amazed at the results. Matt mcwilliams, founder and President of Matt McWilliams Consulting, Inc.

Packed with over 400 examples, such as weddings, and the people in your community—even your pet-sitter! This collection will inspire even the most seasoned thank-you note writer; and if you’re new to thank-you note writing, your friends, family, coworkers, thanking your boss for a raise, graduations, after a job interview, this guide will help you express your gratitude in a variety of situations, this book will give you everything you need to get started.

A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes #ad - Heidi's book is an important reminder of the power of a simple written 'thank you" to strengthen our most important relationships. Dan miller, new york times bestselling author, my everyday life, 48 Days to the Work You Love “Heidi's book is about a topic that is near and dear to my heart, and quite frankly my wallet.

Read it and you will be forever changed. Praise "modern technology allows us to be impersonal and distant. With her vast examples and tips, you will be able to come up with wording for common thank you note situations. Lisa ryan, award-winning speaker, author and Founder of Grategy Used book in Good Condition.

The sheer number of relationships I have developed as a result of a simple note is uncountable.

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To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing

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Avery #ad - The recent decline in letter writing marks a cultural shift so vast that in the future historians may divide time not between BC and AD but between the eras when people wrote letters and when they did not. He provides a tender critique of early letter-writing manuals and analyzes celebrated correspondence from Erasmus to Princess Diana.

He also considers the role that letters have played as a literary device from Shakespeare to the epistolary novel, all the rage in the eighteenth century and alive and well today with bestsellers like The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. At a time when the decline of letter writing appears to be irreversible, Garfield is the perfect candidate to inspire bibliophiles to put pen to paper and create “a form of expression, emotion, and tactile delight we may clasp to our heart.

To the Letter: A Celebration of the Lost Art of Letter Writing #ad - Used book in Good Condition. The new york times bestselling author of Just My Type and On the Map offers an ode to letter writing and its possible salvation in the digital age. Few things are as exciting—and potentially life-changing—as discovering an old letter. And while etiquette books still extol the practice, letter writing seems to be disappearing amid a flurry of e-mails, texting, and tweeting.

So new york times bestselling author simon garfield asks: can anything be done to revive a practice that has dictated and tracked the progress of civilization for more than five hundred years?In To the Letter, Garfield traces the fascinating history of letter writing from the love letter and the business letter to the chain letter and the letter of recommendation.

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Words to the Rescue: The sentiment guide for the tongue tied. 1000 thoughtful things to write on the card when you don't have a clue.

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Orange Sky Books OSB-48001 #ad - Don't know what to say? this book is for you. Recognize, appreciate and support the important people in your life with this upbeat, positive and contemporary book. Reach for Words to the Rescue when. Amazon customer review  aT A LOSS FOR WORDS. Orange sky books-Words To The Rescue. This book provides over 1000 thoughtful phrases you can use as is or personalize.

Over 140, 000 books sold in the Words to the Rescue series. Writing personal, heartfelt messages is one of the best ways to show others you care. When the words to express yourself don't come, this is a great resource. And this book does do the trick. Amazon customer review  who is this book for?people who believe in the power of words to celebrate and encourage othersThose who want to strengthen their relationships by writing thoughtful notesBusiness people who want a handy resource for signing group cardsCrafters who need words for their handmade greeting cardsPeople who already write well and want a resource for fresh ideasManagers seeking fresh words with which to thank employeesOrder yours todayWhether it's for yourself or as a thoughtful gift nearly everyone can use, order your copy of Words to the Rescue: the sentiment guide for the tongue tied, today.

Words to the Rescue: The sentiment guide for the tongue tied. 1000 thoughtful things to write on the card when you don't have a clue. #ad - . You're giving flowers and want to write something thoughtful on the enclosure cardyou're posting on social media post and you want your message to be something different than everyone else'sYou're signing a group card at work and want to avoid the obvious, "happy birthday"You're writing a sympathy note to a friend and want it to be meaningful12 chapters help you express yourself wellAnniversary ApologyBirthday Congratulations  New baby, graduation, wedding and moreEncouragement FriendshipGet WellGoodbye / Miss youRomance and FunSympathy Thank You Thinking of You"I am not tongue-tied.

But sometimes it happens.

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What's a Hostess to Do? What's A... to Do?

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Artisan #ad - The tips are time-saving "ten great assembled dessets", money-saving "in Praise of Cheap Wine", and face-saving "How to Handle Uninvited Guests", energy-saving "Ten Jobs to Delegate", plus there are 121 recipes to make entertaining easier than ever berfore. With helpful illustrations and full-color photographs, What's a Hostess to Do? is a stylish and instructive guide filled with expert advice from a party-throwing pro.

Susan shows the hostess how to make it look easy--whether the occasion is an informal brunch, a sit-down dinner, a buffet for a crowd, or an impromptu birthday celebration. It's all arranged in 313 easy-to-digest entries that take readers through every aspect of entertaining. In what's a hostess to do?, entertaining expert Susan Spungen explains everything you need to know to host a party effortlessly and with elegance.

What's a Hostess to Do? What's A... to Do? #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Orange sky books-Words To The Rescue.

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The Forever Letter: Writing What We Believe For Those We Love

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Llewellyn Publications #ad - Palmer, author of let your life speak and a hidden wholeness"Elana Zaiman has a mission: She loves connection, deep and personal, and wants others to experience the sweet joy she has lived of shared truth-telling. Her forever letter embodies the passing on of wisdom, humbling experience, dreams, and love from one person to another.

. Orange sky books-Words To The Rescue. A forever letter is a gift that will be read over and over again. 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.

The Forever Letter: Writing What We Believe For Those We Love #ad - And you don't have to do it alone. It is a beautiful concept that all of us should embrace. Julie schwartz gottman, phd, co-founder of the Gottman Institute and author of Ten Principles for Doing Effective Couples Therapy Used book in Good Condition. Even more important, it's about writing letters that matter to people who matter to us.

Parker J. Through empowering stories, and writing tips, sample letters, author Elana Zaiman serves as your companion on this journey of self-discovery and deepening relationships. Praise:"the forever letter offers tools, respect, and examples for grandparents and parents to share their love, guidelines, and values with the next generation.

Jack canfield, co-author of chicken soup for the Soul "I love this little book because it's about writing real letters, a lost art in our time.

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Just a Note to Say . . .: The Perfect Words for Every Occasion

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Potter Style #ad - . Used book in Good Condition. Now, inspirations, etiquette expert florence Isaacs updates this bestselling classic with more than 150 new ideas, and sample notes to help you stay in touch with friends and family. A cornucopia of holidays and rites of passage such as First Communion, La Quinceañera, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and Ramadan are also featured, along with tips to inspire warm notes for these occasions.

This fully revised edition confirms that you needn’t write a lot to say a lot, offering practical advice to help you articulate your thoughts and let people know how much they matter. Isaacs explores the significance of occasions such as birthdays, anniversaries, and weddings to help you recognize the recipient’s personal connection to an event.

Just a Note to Say . . .: The Perfect Words for Every Occasion #ad - Offers over 150 new sample notes and ideas to help you write warm, meaningful messages that let people know how much they matter. For a decade, Just a Note to Say. Brief yet meaningful notes at times of celebration, transition, and sadness are more appreciated than ever. Orange sky books-Words To The Rescue.

Isaacs also offers new, the death of a loved one, thoughtful suggestions for writing during sensitive times such as illness, and divorce. A fully revised edition of Florence Isaacs’s bestselling classic, Just a Note to Say.

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Write Back Soon!: Adventures in Letter Writing

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Roost Books #ad - Orange sky books-Words To The Rescue. Through prompts that invite penning short postcard-size notes, unique, " and inspired letter-writing exercises, ideas for sending cards "just because, Pass That Note! offers limitless possibilities for connecting with your friends in more personal, and creative ways.

Ruth Gendler. Connect to your friends through handwritten notes, cards, complete with cross-outs, letters, and postcards—an interactive workbook that encourages creative interactions between friends through the written word, smudges, and parenthetical asides. Used book in Good Condition. Use the book for its letter-writing ideas, tear out pages to send to friends, or write in it as a journal to record big ideas for future correspondence.

Write Back Soon!: Adventures in Letter Writing #ad - . No matter how you use it, you'll be connecting with the people you care about the most in ways that are surprising, fun, and heartfelt. Contributors include: neil gaiman, ruth ozeki, wendy mass, ava dellaira, gary snyder, Jane Hirshfield, Norman Fischer, Natalie Goldberg, Lucille Lang Day, Alison Luterman, Albert Flynn DeSilver, Claire Dederer, Jon J Muth, Sam Hamill, and J.

Put down that smartphone and pick up a pen! Texting and e-mail have taken over our correspondence, but Karen Benke is ready to change that.

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