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The Right Words for Any Occasion
The Right Words for Any Occasion is an indispensable guide to composing virtually any kind of message, including thank-you notes, apologies, inspirational toasts, cover letters, invitations, love letters, hate mail, "Dear John" letters, résumés, letters of recommendation, forum posts, and much more. With this book, you'll never again be at a loss when you put a pen to paper or open your laptop.
The book is jam-packed with practical, useful information, including: "How to Write It" sections, covering format, style, and tone:
- Numerous real-life examples and sample letters
- Lists of useful words and phrases for different occasions
- Instructions for special circumstances, including how to contact the media
- Convenient tips for what to write, as well as what not to write
- A special section on letter writing for kids, teens, and 'tweens
From snail mail to e-mail, faxes, and memos, The Right Words for Any Occasion is a trusty and entertaining writing companion.
Advice on composing and writing every type of correspondence.
Tips for writing e-mail, blogs, and e-newsletters.
Tips for posting on social media websites, including Facebook and Myspace.
Tips for writing resumes, contracts and agreements, and sales letters.
Tips for writing personal letters, invitations, love letters, and sympathy letters.
||Erika Swanson Geiss|
||Publications International, Ltd.|
||August 29, 2008|
|Average Customer Rating:
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9 of 9 found the following review helpful:
If you want to communicate better, this is the book for youFeb 21, 2009
Sooner or later, we're all required to write something. Whether it's an e-mail, a cover letter to a prospective employer or a thank-you note, we need to find just the right words to make a message clear and precise.
As its title declares, The Right Words for Any Occasion by Erika Swanson Geiss is the perfect book for any writing instance. Presented in a style that's friendly, easy to follow and wonderfully thorough, The Right Words is the ideal book to have at your side for a quick reference or a term paper, a job resume or a letter of resignation, a Christmas card or a vacation postcard, a love note or a Dear John letter.
I've had this book for several months now, I refer to it often and share it with others. I can't think of anyone who would not benefit from this book. The Right Words for Any Occasion is so well researched and presented that it could be referenced by beginners or seasoned writers. In any case, it will make you a better communicator - and who doesn't want that?
3 of 3 found the following review helpful:
Great bookOct 02, 2009
By Mohamed Hassan
This is really a very useful book for anyone is willing to have an eloquent writing style. Withing each chapter, the author provides a list of 'Useful Words and Phrases' and many great 'Tips'. Erika Swanson Geiss did a great job writing such great book.
Awesome!Mar 20, 2013
By Juanita S. Blackurn
I have a greeting card program and this book is very, very beneficial. I highly recommend it. Has very powerful quotes to use for any occasion.
Satisfied customerMar 27, 2012
By Dorothy S.
I originally had some concerns when I first received the book..The store took care of all my needs, Thanks to you all.