Can I use the writting tips for practical use. ie not fiction writting

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not_nadine

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Hello All, Constant reader of 2 years.

I have read on-writing but really only the first half or his biography, and not his writing guide part. I was wondering if he has any tips or could I used some of his tips to write a business letter, such as a cover letter. just wondering,

I thank you in advance
Just google 'sample cover letters'. Plenty of information out there as well as sample templets.
 

GNTLGNT

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Hello All, Constant reader of 2 years.

I have read on-writing but really only the first half or his biography, and not his writing guide part. I was wondering if he has any tips or could I used some of his tips to write a business letter, such as a cover letter. just wondering,

I thank you in advance
...no, he pretty much strictly sticks to writing techniques for would-be novelists, but that's not to say that some of his advice wouldn't be appropriate for what your looking for....
 

Hill lover35

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...no, he pretty much strictly sticks to writing techniques for would-be novelists, but that's not to say that some of his advice wouldn't be appropriate for what your looking for....
Hmm o.k. Perhaps I will dig it out and just skim through it. To pick out the good parts Or listen to it.
 

TayG

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I read that book but you would be better asking Joe. Go to Joe Hill's website and you can see him dressed up like a fireman. King can't do that.
Joe Hill Fiction
I like kiNG AS A Writer. I like his characters. King is interested in people. What type or genre of fiction or non-fiction do you want to write Hill35? I hope you all the best.
 
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Hill lover35

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I read that book but you would be better asking Joe. Go to Joe Hill's website and you can see him dressed up like a fireman. King can't do that.
Joe Hill Fiction
I like kiNG AS A Writer. I like his characters. King is interested in people. What type or genre of fiction or non-fiction do you want to write Hill35? I hope you all the best.

Oh no not writtimg a novel, I am currently unemployed and am having issues with writting a cover letters so I thought on writing may help. And yes I love joe as a fireman. Lol
 

Doc Creed

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currently unemployed and am having issues with writting a cover lette
Your local library will have computer access, books on this topic, and staff that should be willing to help you get started. Just believe in yourself and make the effort. You'll succeed and find the job you are seeking. All the best.
 

Neesy

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Oh no not writtimg a novel, I am currently unemployed and am having issues with writting a cover letters so I thought on writing may help. And yes I love joe as a fireman. Lol
Your local library will have computer access, books on this topic, and staff that should be willing to help you get started. Just believe in yourself and make the effort. You'll succeed and find the job you are seeking. All the best.
For business things, the basic step is to make sure orthography and punctuation are correct.

Even a well-thought written piece could suffer if these two things are not observed, so I would recommend starting with that while you find a guide for more advanced tips.
What they said above - also - could I recommend you slow down a bit and be careful with it?

I am not trying to be critical, but it seems that autocorrect is not our friend - some of the weird words that come out can be offputting.

Good luck - hope you get a new job soon that you really love :encouragement::cheerful:
 
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