a quick reminder – incowrimo-2019

Just a quick reminder that starting today, our address has moved to incowrimo-2019.org

how to write a letter: letters no one cares to read.

how to write a letter: letters no one cares to read.

As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. LETTERS NO ONE CARES TO READ LETTERS OF CALAMITY First and foremost in […]

how to write a letter: the beginning

how to write a letter: the beginning

As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer, direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. BEGINNING A LETTER “For most people the difficulty in letter-writing is in the […]

Some thoughts about writing letters.

Some thoughts about writing letters.

  Surprisingly enough, we happen to have in our possession a tidy little collection of original books on etiquette. Most of them published during a period of intense social upheaval and rapid changes in communication and technology. It’s an almost unimaginable period between say 1870 and 1970. The former, a world lit mostly by candles […]