Words of Wisdom
Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient.
The University Writing Center hosted a podcast entitled "In a Word" on our local public radio station, KAMU-FM. It aired from 2014-16 and provided short tips on writing and speaking.
The podcast was originally conceived and recorded by writing center consultant Mary Beth Schaefer. Later, Candace Hastings, then director of the University Writing Center, took over recording duties with the content being produced by members of the UWC staff, under the editorial direction of Nancy Vazquez and Dr. Valerie Balester.
Episodes have included writing memos, cover letters, and thank you letters, designing slides, dealing with writer's block, and writing effective introductions, just to name a few.
You can see transcripts, below. Currently they are not available for listening on the KAMU site. In the next six months, we'll add them to Spotify.