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Kelly Browne

Best-selling author of 101 Ways to Say Thank You: Notes of Gratitude for all Occasions, Kelly Browne has written hundreds of thank-you notes in her personal, social, and professional life. Carrying endorsements from Crane & Co., the Protocol School of Washington and the Etiquette & Leadership Institute, Ms. Browne’s speaking engagements have taken her from being a keynote speaker at the Protocol School of Washington’s National Convention in Washington DC, to multiple events around the country. As a two-time debutante, Ms. Browne has an extensive background in the social graces, and has received numerous awards for her outstanding volunteer service in the community, including the prestigious U.S. Presidential Volunteer Service Award. In addition, she holds several pageant titles, is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and is authorized by the Protocol School of Washington® to teach Modern Manners for Children. A former film and television development executive, Ms. Browne earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cinema and Television Arts as well as a Master of Arts degree in Communication/Screenwriting, from California State University at Northridge, receiving the University’s Presidential Medal for Personal Achievement in Screenwriting. In March, she was celebrated by the City of Los Angeles as an honoree for the Irish Woman of the Year - 2014. A wife and mother, Kelly Browne lives in Los Angeles. 

"101 Ways to Say Thank You"
Endorsements & Seal of Approvals 
for book series include:

Crane & Co. Stationery

The Protocol School of Washington

Etiquette & Leadership Institute

From the Publisher: Nothing says good manners like an elegantly crafted thank-you note, whether on paper or by e-mail. This refreshed and reissued etiquette classic--now updated with new information for the digital age--provides all the dos and don'ts, along with a perfectly phrased "thank-you" for every occasion, from weddings and baby showers to business interviews and charity events. This indispensable guide will make sure you're never at a loss for words of appreciation. (Sterling; Revised April 2015)

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"101 Ways to Say Thank You! for Kids & Teens"

From the Publisher: Gratitude is good for the soul, and it's easier than you think! Now you can help your family say thank you their way-on paper or online. With simple suggestions for thank-you notes, texts, and emails (and instructions on how to do it all tactfully) this book brings the age-old benefits of being grateful and graceful into your busy, modern life. Perfect for parents, teens, and kids alike! (Cedar Fort; July 2015)

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Sterling Publishing; February 2008
From the Publisher: In a world of abrupt, hastily typed e-mails and instant messages, the art of pen-and-paper note writing may seem lost, yet nothing else says “thank you” with quite the same elegance or sincerity. Now you will never again struggle to find the right words for that beautifully penned message. Endorsed by Crane & Co. Stationery, 101 Ways to Say Thank-You provides the perfectly worded thank-yous for nearly every occasion, from baby showers and christenings to business interviews and charitable donations. You’ll learn the etiquette of faxing a thank-you note, the keys to expressing gratitude to lovers, friends, and family members—even the correct uses of the honorific “Ms.” Exhaustive and totally indispensable, 101 Ways to Say Thank-You will assure that you will never be at a loss for words of appreciation and affection.