How To Say It

How To Say It

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by Rosalie Maggio
     
 

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This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, you&rsquo…  See more details below

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This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, you’ll find here the words for every letter writing occasion, including:

- Business letters 
- Personal letters 
- Get-well cards 
- Invitations 
- Resumes 
- And more!

With helpful grammatical appendices and sample letters, say goodbye to your writing etiquette worries!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101215517
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/01/2001
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
720,151
File size:
562 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Rosalie Maggio is the award-winning author of 18 books, including Great Letters for Every Occasion and How They Said It®. She is a member of the Authors Guild and the Society for Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. Rosalie lives in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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I have had, in my lifetime, many, many, experiences and memories, to write about. I would like to share my life happenings with people, by writing short stories, letters, notes, etc. This book, 'How To Say It', is the perfect book to read, before I get out my writing materials. I have been a caregiver for many years the last person that I cared for could not be left alone, could not be in another room, where I couldn't see him, so I couldn't write I had no time. On July 1st. of 2004, 'My Special Friend' was admitted to a hospital, then to two different nursing homes, and on March 1st., of 2005, he passed away, leaving me alone. I now have time, pencils, erasers, paper, and after I read Rosalie Maggio's book, 'How To Say It,' I would love to write my memories of 'My Special Friend,'etc.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have had the opportunity to read a number of this author's Quotation books, as well as her books giving advice on letter writing and on Non-sexist Wordfinding. In short, she is terrifically knowledgeable, and her writing style is vibrant and entertaining! I highly recommend this new book, and any of her older books, too. In particular, The New Beacon Book of Quotations by Women, Quotations for the Soul, and Quotations on Love are well worth owning. Rosalie Maggio has gradually developed a vast collection of information about words and their uses, and she does a fine job sharing that knowledge so we can all be better writers and readers.