Saturday, October 2, 2010

Two Events Today

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Today will be a very busy day for me. I will be meeting with local fans and signing my book, A Heart to Mend, at the Greater Seattle RWA Book fair along with other local authors in the afternoon. Later in the evening, I'll be going for a book reading at the Nigerian Independence event in Seattle. I'm quite nervous and excited at the same time. Wish me luck.


Local Book Fair Offers Opportunity to Chat with Best Selling Authors

The Greater Seattle Romance Writers of America is sponsoring a Book Fair on October 2, 2010 at the Bellevue Hilton. The event runs from 4:30-6:00 pm in the Skyview Ballroom and includes signing opportunities with the more than fifty best selling and award winning authors listed below. This is a free event and open to the public. The Bellevue Hilton is located at 300 112th Avenue SE in Bellevue, Washington. Their phone number is 425-455-1300.

A portion of the proceeds from this event are donated to a local charity; this year we have selected D.A.W.N. (Domestic Abuse Women's Network).


The Nigerian community in Bellevue, Kirkland and Redmond will be celebrating the Golden Jubilee of Nigeria’s independence from Britain on Saturday. The event will take place at the Jefferson Community Center, 3801 Beacon Avenue S, Seattle.

There is a significant Nigerian community on the Eastside.

At the event, Myne Whitman, Nigerian author and Bellevue resident, will sign copies of her book, A Heart to Mend.

The party will also feature a mix of Nigerian Music with several DJs in attendance and a special Conga performance by Christian Pepin. Everyone is expected to wear green and white outfits to represent the country’s flag and honor the independence anniversary.

The doors open at 10 p.m. and the fun continues until 1 a.m. Ticket to the event is $10 and there will be free Nigeria snacks and drinks before 11 p.m.
Nigeria has the largest population of any country in Africa - about 140 million.


  1. Wow!!! I'm happy for u Myne....enjoy every single moment of it!

  2. Good luck, Myne, you're doing amazing things with your 'writing life'. I'm proud to 'know' you!

  3. break a leg, babe! and have fun, too!

  4. You should do an audio version of your book. Its the only way busy people get to read books (on their phones or while driving, etc) these days. With regards to where you going today and about being nervou, fake it, and keep smilling; it works. Pretend you are not nervous. You will be fine. Goodluck.

  5. Thanks everyone and especially to the last poster, your comments are worth considering. Cheers!

  6. I rejoice with you MW.....may your ink never run dry in Jesus name..amen.

  7. Amen! Thanks Nitty Gritty!

  8. More book signings and sales to your elbow Myne. you've worked for it!!

  9. Thank you Ginger and Amen! LOL...still working too.


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