Here’s an easy-to-follow piece of advice to help you write a nice thank-you note, courtesy of this NPR story that appeared a decade ago.
Lemony Snicket’s Advice on How to Write a Nice Thank-You Note
1. Do not start with the thank you.
2. Start with any other sentence. If you first say, “Thank you for the nice sweater,” you can’t imagine what to write next. Say, “It was so wonderful to come home from school to find this nice sweater. Thank you for thinking of me on Arbor Day.”
3. Then you’re done.
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