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Hoop-Jumping for an Agent?

Started Mar 24, 2015 0 Replies

Recently an author friend referred me to his agent.  Whoo hoo!  The guy actually responded to my query within hours and replied quickly to my follow-up emails.  Quandary is this:  He wants me to…Continue

 

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Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[THE WRITER'S LIFE] Write Something'
"I'm GRATEFUL for social media!  While I agree that all these lists of what we "should" do to promote our work can feel overwhelming.  The truth is -- in most cases -- blogs, posts, twitters, feeds don't sell books,…"
Jan 27
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'What Should Authors Expect to Earn?'
"<<...writing your first book is not unlike standing at the threshold of a new galaxy.>> Yikes! That's exactly the way I feel! Brave. New. World. Thanks, Brooke! Kelly Hayes-Raitt www.LivingLargeInLimbo.com Mosey on over to my web…"
Jan 26
Irene Allison left a comment for Kelly Hayes-Raitt
"Hi Kelly! Just signed up for your newsletter. Wishing you lots of luck, Irene"
Dec 23, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Travel writing'
"Elizabeth, I commend you for trying a new writing style!  And travel writing is such fun.  There are several types of travel pieces, as you have undoubtably learned.  Looks like you are working on a travel essay.  Travel essays…"
Dec 22, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Grammergency #26: A Hyphenation How-To, Part One'
"Since I've been a hyphenate since puberty, I thought I was pretty savvy and intuitive about those little dashes....until I edited a friend's book recently.  Suddenly, I was vexed by:  "f*ck-up," "close-up,"…"
Dec 22, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Book Marketing Tip: Apply for Awards'
"Years ago, Johnny Carson asked Bonnie Raitt where she keeps her Grammys."In my bedroom!" she quipped.I'll admit that's one of the things I get out of winning awards:  A much-needed ego boost when I'm feeling insecure.…"
Oct 18, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Grammergency #18: Crazy for Capitals'
"You wrote:  <<the United States is founded on unnecessary capitalization. >> When I first read this, Annie, I thought you were making a political double entendre about the U.S. being founded by unnecessary aggregation of…"
Aug 19, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Engaging with Jon Krakauer'
"There are so many heartfelt and eloquent comments on this blog.  May I suggest that each of you clicks through to Ms.' web site and leave a comment on Ellen's column?  I know from my own newspaper column that editors pay…"
Aug 15, 2015
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Aug 15, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Engaging with Jon Krakauer'
"Ellen, this is a very eloquent and intelligent example of "piggybacking" on current events to bring your book to the attention of a targeted audience.  I fully understand your balancing act of not being too self-promotional (and I…"
Aug 14, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'The Art of Submission: How to Make Social Media Work for You'
"Wow, this post generated so much negativity.  In the 30+ years I've been networking, I've learned one thing:  I get out what I put in.  If I avoided all interactions that led me to feeling inadequate (Emily's reason for…"
Aug 14, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Why We Need She Writes Press. (Just The Facts, Ma'am.)'
"Great research, Kamy, but shameful findings....Thanks for providing this great avenue! 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…"
Aug 11, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'The Art of Submission: How to Make Social Media Work for You'
"Emily, you will probably get a lot of comments applauding you for quitting Facebook.  I will not be one of them.  I think it's really important for authors -- or anyone -- to "do" the social media things that feed their…"
Aug 11, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'What’s the Difference between Genre and Category?'
"Yeah, I fall into the trap of calling my book too many things!  When I was working with Linda Joy Myers, she said I was doing myself a disservice by calling my book a "journalistic memoir."  But, I'm still stuck:  My…"
Jul 10, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[THE WRITER'S LIFE] Writing Fatalities'
"Great post!  I'd love to do a blog on how writing has changed my traveling!  At the moment, I'm in Penang, Malaysia, gazing out at the Andaman Sea from the 17th story condo where I'm housesitting for 3 weeks.  This is…"
Jul 10, 2015
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[TIPS OF THE TRADE]: Writing the Intimate'
"Ellen, very insightful post, and I love your phrase "up close and universal"!I'm working on a book where I interview refugees -- strangers to me, but who share universal pains and needs through their personal stories.  I'm…"
Jul 7, 2015

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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 8:28am on December 23, 2015, Irene Allison said…

Hi Kelly! Just signed up for your newsletter. Wishing you lots of luck, Irene

At 8:54am on May 14, 2015, Shelah L. Maul said…

Hi Kelly!  I just checked out your website and am really intrigued by your book! I'm so interested in learning about cultures through first hand accounts. Congrats and best wishes! :)

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
Founder, She Writes
 
 
 

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