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Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'What Are E-Books Worth?'
"I don't mean to sound dense, Brooke, but I'm just not getting the math.  And I'm not trying to challenge you on your position about Amazon, just trying to understand it better. So Amazon takes 50% of ebook profits and the…"
8 hours ago
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'What Are E-Books Worth?'
"<<We pay them co-op money and a merchandising fee. What's left for the publisher and the author to split is actually really sad, and our breakdown is on a 20% to us and 80% to the author. In traditional publishing it's 25% to the…"
9 hours ago
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'The Importance of a Great Author Headshot'
"Great post, Sara!  When I ran for office, my least favorite day was when we shot all the campaign brochure photos:  You know, friendly candidate with kids, with nurses, on the beach (see my on-line profile shot at left).  We made the…"
13 hours ago
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'What Are E-Books Worth?'
"What a great blog, Brooke, and an interesting comment from Katherine.  I'm by far no expert and am always tying to get my head around ebooks and their pricing.  Here are points made by other writers that have stuck with me: • A…"
13 hours ago
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Path to Publication] How to Write a Memoir/Nonfiction Proposal'
"Tracy, thanks for checking out my web site!  I've been pretty aggressively marketing my book (even though I'm not finished with it yet!)...Been lucky to have chapters published in 9 anthologies and several literary journals.  How…"
Dec 11
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Grammergency #1: "Lay" vs. "Lie" – Let's Put This Issue to Bed!'
"It was my high school algebra teacher who taught me this lesson after overhearing me say I did my homework while laying in the sun.  He said, "Kelly, only bad girls lay in the sun."  Never made the mistake again! Kelly…"
Dec 11
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Path to Publication] How to Write a Memoir/Nonfiction Proposal'
"Tracy, congratulations!  I look forward to following your publication path. While writing my book proposal, Michael Larsen's How to Write a Book Proposal was invaluable.  And a tip from Linda Joy Myers:  Make it really, really…"
Dec 11
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'It's 3AM. Do You Know Where Your Blurbs Are?'
"Ellen, great post!  I'd love to see more on SheWrites by authors who got really creative about sharing their books.  So inspiring that you addressed Jewish groups and wrote articles to targeted audiences....I think sometimes authors…"
Dec 11
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'It's 3AM. Do You Know Where Your Blurbs Are?'
"At the risk of incurring the wrath of Kamy and everyone who commented on her post, I need to rant back:  Kwitcherbitchin! and revel in gratitude at the abundant and creative opportunities you have at your fingertips to share your work with the…"
Dec 11
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'On Leaving the Boring out of your Book'
"Pamela, so true!  One of the truisms I teach is:  "Good writing is in the details;  great writing is in the details left out!" Loved Fast Times!  Perfect detail balance... Kelly…"
Nov 21
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'The First Draft as Scaffolding'
"After reading Fast Times in Palestine, I believe you'll conquer this new genre, Pamela!  Among other things, you're a terrific storyteller.  I look forward to reading your next book....I hope you enjoy the freedom fiction allows…"
Nov 14
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Breakfast with the Muse] The Rare and Precious Gift of Writing'
"Gorgeous post! Kelly Hayes-Raitt www.LivingLargeInLimbo.com Mosey on over to my web site and sign in for your free gift -- an mp3 of me reading my book's first chapter about a beggar in Iraq!"
Nov 6
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Your Author Platform Is Not Your Social Media Following'
"So right, Brooke!  My dictionary defines "platform" as "a raised surface on which people can stand."  Personally, I wouldn't stand on my social media contacts;  I'd fall through!  But, I'd feel…"
Sep 30
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Marketing Tip: Put Your First Chapter on Your Website'
"Maria, I totally agree with your post!  In fact, I've posted the first chapter of my book on my web site as a free gift for my readers who sign up for a pre-publication discount.  It's my way to thank my biggest supporters, build…"
Sep 30
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Open Letter: We must take action now to preserve Net Neutrality and protect women’s and girls’ voices online'
"Done!  Took seconds...Very important we each do this! Kelly Hayes-Raitt www.LivingLargeInLimbo.com Mosey on over to my web site and sign in for your free gift -- an mp3 of me reading my book's first chapter about a beggar in…"
Sep 10
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Four Questions to Ask Before You Give--or Accept--Advice'
"I used to be  a political consultant.  I'd tell my clients:  "The only thing you'll get in abundance during your campaign is free advice."  Then, I ran for office myself and experienced just how true that…"
Aug 11

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Who I am:
www.PeacePATHFoundation.org
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
"Female Nomad & Friends" ~ Random House
My writing is:
Nonfiction

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At 11:46am on August 3, 2010, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Adding my voice to the welcome (from a fellow RH author). If you’re looking for a place to jump in, we’d love to have you join us in the Publishing Industry News group.

Hope you enjoy the site!

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Novelist Group and Publishing Industry News
Author of the national bestseller, The Wednesday Sisters
At 6:33pm on August 1, 2010, Kamy Wicoff said…
Hi Kelly! Welcome to She Writes. I hope you find it a supportive, productive place to be. Really glad you are here. "Female Nomad & Friends" is an amazing title, I will check it out.

Warm best,
Kamy Wicoff
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