To submit a letter to the editor to The Virginian-Pilot, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your full name, street address and daytime telephone number.
To the Editor:
RE: Previous article on date by author, if applicable
- State the problem/topic (failing planet, failing economy
- Describe the problem in a way that makes it real, use a personal story or angle
- "As a ...." (citizen/longtime resident/student/parent/business owner
- State the solution, generally (more funding for green jobs) and specifically (Reps Nye and Scott supporting the funding for green jobs and greener, cleaner infrastructure)
- Reason for feeling the way you do. This can just be a second personal story emphasizing why your suggested solution is important