How to Write a Resignation Letter

by Laura Minnegerode; Updated October 23, 2017

Write a resignation letter by using a formal business letter format, stating the reason for leaving and the time frame for leaving, and proofreading the letter. Be courteous when writing a resignation letter with advice from a writing instructor in this free video on writing.

About the Author

Laura Minnigerode is a writing instructor and former classroom teacher. Her teaching experience includes public and private schools and writing workshops for adults and children in a variety of settings. She earned a master’s degree in education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in Cambridge, Mass., and is a credentialed teacher. She is most influenced as a teacher by the week-long writing intensive she took with Anne Lamott in 1991.