Most readers turn to the Letters to the Editor page before any another page in the newspaper. If you really want your voice to be heard by thousands, one of the best ways is by writing a letter to the editor. Writing a letter is also one of the easiest and most effective ways to educate readers and raise awareness about reproductive rights and health issues in your community.
Be original! Include your own personal sentiments regarding the issue at hand.
Be concise and clear. Most papers have limited space.
Use humor when appropriate. Letters that are humorous are often published. Do not use humor, however, if it detracts from your point.
Give it a community feel. Bring the issue back home.
If you’ve been affected by the issue, share that story.