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Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] - Marketing Plan 101 by Kathleen Kaska'
"What a creative and refreshing blog!  Your enthusiasm for your books just oozes from this post, Kathleen.  What I got most from what you shared is that you don't do everything possible -- you do what is possible (and probably fun!)…"
Apr 10
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[1st BOOKS] Jenny Bowen: My Memoir – What I Forgot'
"Jenny, great post!  If I hear one more writing group member tell me they "want more of me" in my nearly complete memoir about my work in the Middle East with Iraqi refugees I'm going to throw up!  I, too, wanted my book to…"
Mar 26
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[NETWORKING FOR INTROVERTS] What I Learned About Networking at AWP'
"Great post!  Here are tips I'd add from my experience at the San Miguel Writers Conference: 1.  Block out a week (or 2!) after conference to implement what I learned.  Treat those weeks as if I'm still out of town and refuse…"
Mar 7
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[REALITY CHECK] Writing Reality Check'
"Interesting list of authors' "day jobs"!  What's the citation, Amy? Kelly Hayes-Raitt http://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…"
Feb 28
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'The New Era of Publishing'
"Really informative, Brooke!  In a future blog, could you please elaborate on the partnership publishing and on what factors authors should consider when choosing a partner?  There seems to be a pretty broad spectrum. I attended the SMA…"
Feb 18
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Distribution 101'
"Great article! Kelly Hayes-Raitt www.LivingLargeinLimbo.com"
Feb 5
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[TIPS OF THE TRADE]: The Kite, the Beach Ball, and the Stone: Six Ways to Set Your Own Pace After Publication'
"<<Think of your book as the center of a communications campaign, a vehicle for sharing yourself and your ideas.>> Sweet!  Perfectly said! Kelly Hayes-Raitt http://www.LivingLargeInLimbo.com"
Jan 17
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Making the Leap] Fear Not!'
"I did pick a word for this year!  It's COMPLETION....and not just of my book (a journalistic memoir about my recovery from a mid-life loss by working in the Middle East with Iraqi refugees), but of this cycle in my life.  I've…"
Jan 9
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Publishing A Book Won’t Change Your Life (At Least Not The Way You Think)'
"I suspect I'm like most SheWriters:  I write because I have a story to tell.  It's a story I WANT to tell in whatever way I can:  by writing a book, by speaking to audiences, by being interviewed, by enthralling (well, I…"
Dec 24, 2013
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Contests---What You Give Up and Gain When You Submit'
"Brooke, I'm sorry, but I disagree with your advice on so many levels. The language you quote is standard internet proviso gobbledygook.  I refuse to participate in contests or other web sites that require I give the rights to my work over…"
Dec 24, 2013
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Making the Leap] Can I NOT Have Your Attention, Please?'
"I get so frustrated hearing writers talk about the perils of "self-promotion."  If I meet a teacher at a party, I ask him:  "What subject do you teach?  What grade level?  What excites you about the…"
Dec 12, 2013
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Path to Publication] The Call of the Contest'
"Elizabeth, if you have an email list of folks you are keeping apprised of your books and its publication, please add me!  HayesRaitt   (at)  aol  (dot) com.  I'm interested in your book!  I maintain a list of…"
Dec 10, 2013
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Path to Publication] The Call of the Contest'
"Fabulous help, Elizabeth!  Thanks for taking the time.  What an incredible opening chapter summary!  When can I buy your book? I notice you did your summary in 3rd person.  Is your memoir in 3rd person?  Is there a reason…"
Dec 10, 2013
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post 'Contest! She Writes and JukePop Serials Want You.'
"I sent my questions (in post below) to JukePop and received a very prompt reply (reprinted here).  The 6-month exclusivity is the deal-breaker for me.  I submit parts of my book to contests and anthologies -- that pay.  I can't…"
Dec 10, 2013
Kelly Hayes-Raitt commented on the blog post '[Path to Publication] The Call of the Contest'
"Hi, Elizabeth, let me ask in more detail -- I really want to learn from you!  You're writing a memoir, so, presumably, you have scenes about your interactions with the Nepalese and others you meet in your travels.  Again, I'm…"
Dec 10, 2013

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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.

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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.

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Kamy Wicoff
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