The Art of Letter Writing

“The pen is the tongue of mind”.

Letter writing is an art. Since inception of writing, we have been using letters to convey our message. A letter is a warm blooded substitute for a personal visit. It should be written in a way that it touches the heart of the receiver and coveys the exact message and emotion of the sender. As such, the matter of the letter should be properly thought out. One should know the implied significance of the letter. A letter should have continuity, logic, emphasis and purpose. A letter looses its freshness and fascination, if an expression is misuses or abused. For an impressive letter writing breathe the personality into your letter. John B. Oplycke once remarked, “What makes a letter alive? What makes it breathe and pulsate? What makes us read a letter again and again? The answer is personality.”
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