art of writing letters is diminishing, if not lost and virtually
extinct. Writing personal or business letters (which includes
lengthy missives to endearing greetings) has dropped out of
societal expression since the days of WWII, and that was a steep
decline from the wonderful letters of the pre-Civil War to Victorian
would be a cold stone heart that would be unmoved by the letters
of loved ones, spouses or friends during the Civil War, or
the secret paramour letters whispering through the postal
systems of the 1890s.
a minister, I have written thousands of letters that addressed
the full gamut of human and trans-human experience: from the
searing grief of suicide or some awful happenstance to romantic
and wedding expressions to friendly blessings to stratospheric
philosophical or historical discussions carried on like chess
matches through letters.
as a director or administrator in multi-million dollar projects
my business letters were exacting, dignified, informative
and instructivewithout resorting overly frequently to
the pop jargon that can make a letter seem like a catalog
for prevailing business slang.
in our instant email world, email letters and notes have become
briefer and less communicative with well-written phrases;
the emoticon taking the place of good writing. While this
is cute, if you really want to impress a potential girlfriend/boyfriend,
relative or friend, or a business correspondentwell
conceived and phrased writing definitely wins every time.
specialize in all categories of letters (even letters to write
to people you may be interested in corresponding with through
the personals ads), from brief to lengthy email, to letters
sent on fine stationery through the mail.
also craft personal greetings for all holidays or special
occasions: anniversaries of all types, wedding invitations,
coming-of-age invitations and special gathering mementos.
Any occasion that calls for well-conceived greetings that
reflect personal care.
you would like a well-crafted letter written for personal
or business purposes, please email me with a brief description
of the letter. This can include formal or casual business
letters, resumes, letters of condolence or appreciation, letters
of closeness and romance, ice-breaking letters of introduction
to use on the personals, retrospective letters and so forth.
fees are affordable: about $40 an hour for these kinds of
Email me with your criteria for letters, greetings, emails, resumes.
You are invited to view samples of my work here.