What Is Transactional Writing?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 13, 2020 1:16:49 PM ET
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Transactional writing is writing that is part of a chain of written communication intended to communicate, persuade or inform. Often transactional writing takes the form of letters or emails and is part of a written conversation. Other types of transactional writing include grant proposals and job applications.