These days, it's so easy make a phone call, send a quick e-mail or text message to get in touch with someone. Though these methods are convenient, there is nothing like receiving a letter in your mailbox be it a physical mailbox or email inbox. Letters are a time-honored form of connection that simply cannot be replaced by a text message or voicemail. 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. This book is written by a renowned calligrapher with years or handwritten communication experience. In this book, she includes many examples of common types of letters, alongside guidelines for writing them. Learn more about writing a letter of apology, or the write way to write a holiday letter. Margaret Shepard will give you tips for choosing stationery, a pen, and the write words. Learn what you need to know about the timeless art of the personal letter, and get started connecting with your loved ones today!