Start with the date, indent to about half way across
the page (use the tab key). Spell out the month
entirely and include the four digit year. After the
date, skip two lines.
Ex: September 5, 2008
Next line is a greeting. “Dear……” Line up along
the left margin. Skip two lines.
Then begin the body of the letter. The body is
indented 5 spaces, or one click of the tab key. The
body is then written in paragraph style. It’s common
to have paragraphs of one or two sentences. Once the
body is complete, skip two lines.
Salutation follows. Line the salutation up with the
Write two letters, your very own advice column. One
letter is the question or problem. The second is the