I’m contacting you because...
I’d like to speak with you to get your recruiting help.
I have a question about your speedy pow-wows.
I’d like you to write about a topic.
I’d like to send you my resume and artwork.
I’d like you to speak at our conference / workshop.
I’d like to give you kudos.
I'd like to speak to you something totally not on this list.
You can reply to me at
as long as your promise not to
turn me into the authorities.
let my message fall into the barrel of lost thoughts.
use comic sans.
send me an auto-reply.
Right now, my situation is...
and it is challenging for me because...
But what I really wanted to say is this: