Writing in a more conversational tone allows you to sound less stiff. This can be especially valuable in business settings where a lot of the writing end up too affected and stuffy.
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In writing, tone is often established by the kind of language and arguments you choose. If you write using dignified words and statements, then that’s how the tone of your work will come across. Use ones that are more appropriate for use by drunk college party kids and, well, you get the drift.
In writing, just as in actual spoken conversations, tone plays a large role in communicating your message. Use an angry tone and even the sweetest words will sound acerbic. Be courteous and you can relay negative messages without sparking much wild emotions.