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Personal Correspondence

The resources in this section are dedicated to written personal correspondence. This section discusses personal letter writing and newsletter writing. 

Personal Letters

Personal letters are used in certain contexts as a means of personal communication. This may include, but is not limited to, letters of complaint and holiday letters. Personal letters, when compared to emails, may give the reader a stronger feeling of personal connection with the author.


Newsletters can be written for a number of contexts and events, but their primary purpose is always to inform the reader. For example, you may write a holiday newsletter to inform friends and family about what has happened in your immediate family in the past year. Or, you may write a company newsletter in order to inform others about current events and employee happenings. 

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