Art of the Personal Letter by Margaret Shepherd
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Art of the Personal Letter
By Margaret Shepherd

The Art of the Personal Letter

A Guide to Connecting Through the Written Word

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Art of the Personal Letter by Margaret Shepherd

Book Description

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. But letters are a time-honored form of connection that simply cannot be equaled or replaced by faster methods of communication. 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. 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. 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. "

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780767928274
ISBN-10: 076792827X
Format: Hardback
(183mm x 130mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Broadway Books (A Division of Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc)
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 15-Dec-2008
Country of Publication: United States

Books By Author Margaret Shepherd

Learn World Calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd Learn World Calligraphy, Paperback (October 2011)

Covers the world's writing systems, ranging from Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Korean, Hebrew, Thai and Indian scripts to the alphabets of our earliest ancestors in Africa and the Americas. This book features the author's hand-drawn illustrations, full-colour examples of traditional and modern calligraphic designs, and modern materials and projects.

Learn Calligraphy by Margaret Shepherd Learn Calligraphy, Paperback (June 2001)

From America's premier calligrapher comes an elegant, hand-lettered instruction guide for mastering five different calligraphic alphabets while learning about the fascinating evolution of this art form.

Calligraphy Alphabets Made Easy by Margaret Shepherd Calligraphy Alphabets Made Easy, Paperback (September 1996)

Presenting a fresh lettering challenge for each day of the year, this book covers "angular Italic" to "turned Celtic". The alphabets are a suitable programme for beginners learning the art of beautiful writing. A practical lettering project is also presented for each week with 52 different designs.

Art of Civilized Conversation by Margaret Shepherd Art of Civilized Conversation, Hardback

For those intimidated by the complexity of personal interaction, or those simply looking to polish their speaking skills, this volume is a powerful guide to communicating in an endearing--and noteworthy--way.

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Author Biography - Margaret Shepherd

Margaret Shepherd is a noted calligrapher and author whose clients include numerous headliners. The author of thousands of personal letters and fourteen hand-lettered instructional books on calligraphy, including the bestselling Learning Calligraphy, she has exhibited her work in many museums and galleries. She lives in Boston. Sharon Cloud Hogan has written and edited several books for general readers. She leads workshops on nonfiction writing for physicians, and she is a manuscript editor at The New England Journal of Medicine. She lives near Boston.

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