Day 3 Of The 2017 #sendcardsspreadlove Challenge

It’s Letter Writing Month and day 3 of the #sendcardsspreadlove challenge! We’re so excited and full of gratitude that you’ve joined us. As a reminder, make sure you sign up to receive all the info and special bonus content that won’t be shared on the blog.

If you’re just joining us, you can get all the important details in the Day 1 blog post, including a list of reasons to write and who to send a card to.

Day 3 of the #sendcardsspreadlove challenge

Day 3 Of The #sendcardsspreadlove Challenge

Week 1 Challenge: Thinking of You

The challenge this week is to send a card to someone you’ve been thinking of (you’ll make their day, I promise!) and the prize is your choice of one of the single curated collections (themed and special collections excluded). To be eligible, share your week 1 challenge card and/or note on IG (remember to follow us) or in the Facebook group. Be sure to tag @prettybypost and use the #sendcardsspreadlove hashtag. Deadline is April 11th.

Besides not knowing who to send a card to or why (but now you have a BIG list of reasons of who and what to write, so we can check that off as D-O-N-E.), the next biggest obstacle I hear the most is not knowing what to write.

So, I’ve compiled a list of resources for you on what to say when writer’s block hits. And don’t feel bad, it happens to the best of writers!

To send a letter is a good way to go somewhere without moving anything but your heart.” ~ Phyllis Theroux

Resources On What to Write

 

Resources On What To Write

Take this advice from Brett McKay from ArtofManliness.com for day 3 of the #sendcardsspreadlove challenge: “Write the way you would talk. A letter is but talk on paper. Just as you would in real life, adjust the style and formality depending on your intimacy with the recipient. If it’s a business contact, maintain a more formal tone. If it’s your girlfriend or an old buddy, be as informal, intimate, and breezy as you would be if they were with you in person. Your goal is to have your voice reading your letter to them in their head. It’s much easier to create that effect if you write how you actually talk. Just as you don’t overthink when you talk, don’t overthink when you write a letter.”

Who To Write To For A Purpose

Who To Write To For Connection

Resources For Inspiration

Let’s Send Out Cards

So on day 3 of the #sendcardsspreadlove challenge, you now have reasons to write AND resources for any type of writer’s block. Let’s get to sending out cards! On Friday, we have our first guest post from Alexandra Franzen.

PS. There’s just a handful – 4 to be exact – of  The Best of Curated Collection if you need cards. OR check out any of our single collections or special themed collections.

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