Myne Whitman's Page

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Who I am:

Myne Whitman is my pen name. I was born and raised in Enugu, Nigeria, where I spent most of my time, studying, reading and daydreaming or climbing trees and playing with the boys. I have a Master's degree in Public Health Research but have chosen my childhood dream of spinning stories. After a few years in Edinburgh, Scotland, I now live with my husband in Seattle, USA. I write and blog full-time, and also volunteer as an ESL tutor for a local charity. My blog is Myne Whitman Writes

Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:

I have self-published two books, A Heart to Mend and A Love Rekindled. I also edited and compiled a short anthology of a blog serialized fiction - The Cupid's risk series.

Media outlets that I currently write for:

I write book reviews for BellaNaija.com, and love and relationship articles for AfricanGoddess.com. I also run an editor's blog on Nigerian Stories

My writing is:
Fiction, Poetry, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:

Books
Services I offer to other writers:

I do guest posts and author interviews on my blog

I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:

I critique with the Seattle Eastside Writers Meet-up
My professional associations:

I'm a member of the Pacific Northwest Writers Association.

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Myne Whitman's Blog

Increasing numbers of women marry for money?

Posted on August 10, 2011 at 11:37am 0 Comments

"According to a new study more women are are marrying for money than did in the 1940s.

The author of the report, Dr Catherine Hakim, tells BBC Radio 5 live 'there is this myth that women invariably choose to have a relationship of total equality'.

Speaking to Victoria Derbyshire, Dr Hakim continues: 'More and more women are choosing to marry men who are substantially better educated than them, and therefore have higher earnings capacity.'…

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How to get more comments for your blogs

Posted on July 5, 2011 at 1:03pm 5 Comments



You can read the first part HERE where I list the first rule as leaving comments on other people's blogs. Making your posts interesting,  ensuring your comment system works, and… Continue

Social networking and the self-publisher

Posted on March 21, 2011 at 4:39pm 2 Comments

My first book, A Heart to Mend was published via Authorhouse in December of 2009. Before then, I had started my blog in August and started…

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At 10:41pm on September 18, 2011, Liz Shaw said…
Myne, your email bounced back to me, but I've posted all the details in my blog here at She Writes. Thanks again!
At 10:15am on September 18, 2011, Liz Shaw said…
Meg, ebooks will be my preferred prize. Do you want to be a sponsor? That would be awesome!
At 10:32am on September 4, 2011, Yejide Kilanko said…
Hey :)
At 9:18pm on March 11, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Myne, I just opened the door to the novelist group for you - welcome! You might introduce yourself by telling us what you’re working on in the “Show Me Your Novel and I’ll Show You Mine” discussion if you're not too uncomfortable talking about what you're working on. And we do a live chat every Wednesday; hope you can join us for that!

Meg Waite Clayton
Novelist Group Moderator
Bestselling Author of The Wednesday Sisters and the forthcoming The Four Ms. Bradwells (Ballantine, March 2011)
At 3:21am on March 10, 2011, Julie Jeffs said…
Myne,

Welcome to the Bloggers Let’s Make it Work group! So glad you are here. Please visit the discussion New Members Visit Here First, tell us about your blog so we can list it on the members blog index.

I hope you will find, as I did, a great sense of community, loads of information and resources, and an incredible amount of talent.

Jump in on ongoing discussions or start one if there is an issue you would like to discuss.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Look forward to reading your posts.

Warm regards,
Julie Jeffs
Beginning a Life at 50
At 5:59pm on March 8, 2011, Julia Barry said…
Hi Myne,

So glad you are here, and welcome to She Writes!

You can check out the Getting Started section to help you find your way around, or a great way to jump in is to get involved with our Groups.

Feel free to let me know if you have any questions!

Warm best,
Julia Barry
Social Community Manager @ She Writes
 
 
 

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