Second only to my love of writing comes reading a good book. When my own pen stalls on the page, I know it’s time to pick up a good book and see what someone else has to say. There’s always a good tip on style, voice or rhythm that inspires me to keep writing.
Writing a “thank you” note following the holidays can be as threatening as picking out the right gift. Why? Some of us, haven’t composed two or three simple sentences in a creative, single-thought paragraph since 8th grade English composition. Here are five pointers that cover the basics.