To create and send your letter, just follow these easy steps:
-- Use your Zip Code to find publications in your region.
-- Choose which newspaper will receive your Letter via email.
-- Compose your Letter -- in your own words -- and click Send.
Tips for writing a letter to the editor:
Make it your own -- If you're using the talking points, be sure to change or add to it so it’s YOUR letter. Papers are not likely to publish a letter that has been sent in by multiple people.
Keep it short -- Most papers have a 150 to 250 word limit and readers are more likely to focus on short, to-the-point letters than long wordy ones. Also, be sure to include your daytime and evening phone numbers at the end of your letter. Many newspapers will call you back to confirm that you are the author of your letter and will not print it without this information!
Step 1 - Select a Recipient
Select the newspaper you want to write below, and we'll open a window for you to write your letter to the editor.
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