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How to Write a Letter to the Editor in 11 Easy  Steps By Glenn Sheller Editorial Page Editor The Columbus Dispatch The key to writing a good, printable letter to the editor is to be brief and write short,  clear sentences, yet present sound information and make your point.   1. Know what you want to say.  Make sure you can state your opinion in a simple declarative sentence. If you can't, you aren't ready to write. If you can state  your opinion in a simply declarative sentence, you have the opening of your letter.   2. Express your opinion, point or idea   at the beginning of your letter or very near  the beginning.  A reader should not have to read more than a sentence or two to find out, at least  in general, where you stand. You use the rest of the letter to flesh out the argument.  3. Give your readers enough background   so that they'll understand the issue or what you are responding to,  but don't overwhelm them with more than they need 
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This note was uploaded on 04/19/2011 for the course ENG 112 taught by Professor Culper during the Fall '09 term at Grand Valley State.

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