Keep your writing action-oriented. Begin each paragraph with a punchy, active affirmation of the candidate’s qualities or character. Strong verbs are your friend.
Close the letter affirmatively. Reiterate your recommendation of the candidate and, if appropriate, invite the recipient to contact you. For example, say, "For all of these reasons, I think Michael will make a fine addition to your team. Should you have any questions, I invite you to contact me at the number or address, above