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easy The best way to write a clear opening is to have a clear idea of what you want to say. Before you put one word on paper, ask yourself, “What is the single most important message
I have for the audience?” Provide Necessary Details and Explanation
The body of routine and positive messages is typically the longest. You need the space to explain
your point completely so that your audience will experience no confusion or lingering doubt. In 46053 C PHNJ B&E A B PN 222 C/M/Y/K DESIGN SERVICES OF M09_BOVE5352_09_SE_C08.QXD 5/17/07 12:59 PM Page 223 C HAPTER 8 Writing Routine and Positive Messages 223 addition to providing details in the body, maintain the supportive tone established in the opening. This tone is easy to continue when your message is entirely positive, as in this example:
Your educational background and internship have impressed us, and we
believe you would be a valuable addition to Green Valley Properties. As
discussed during yo...
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