Personal Writing: In Your Write Mind --Elinore Rupert Stewart 267 B & B Revisited In the previous chapter, you learned the importance of thanking interviewers for their time. Thank you notes are equally important in a nonbusiness setting. In addition to acknowledging someone's thoughtfulness and generosity, a thank you note can prevent misunderstandings, such as a misrou- ted gift, that can set off a family feud. When you write a thank you note, try to ... Quoth the Maven Letters of condolence are always handwritten. · Mention the specific gift or act of kindness. · Explain why the gift or action was appreciated. · Write promptly. Here's a model: