ABOUT the author

Give Gratitude...

it is the silver thread that connects us all.

- Kelly Browne

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. Ms. Browne lives in Los Angeles.



Dear Reader,


If you have ever had trouble expressing gratitude to those who have helped you tremendously, in some form or fashion, then perhaps a small investment is in order. With the purchase of this, concise yet remarkably informative, reference guide, you may easily rest assured that not only will your dollars be well spent but you may find that from the day you have put "101 Ways to Say Thank You" into practice, you will be exceedingly gracious for its wisdom and impeccible structure. It has in deed been a joy of the highest honor having spent these few seconds with you Reader, and I thank you for your time and attention...


Most Sincerely,




The Strand Bookstore, NYC