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Marybeth Whalen's Bio:
Marybeth Whalen received her degree in Writing and Editing from NC State University. She has devoted her life to her family, writing and women’s ministry since then. She has served in various capacities with Proverbs 31 Ministries—including editing their newsletter, launching the first Proverbs 31 conference, and currently serving on their speaker team and as a columnist for Proverbs 31 Magazine. Marybeth has been on the 700 Club, the BBC (UK) and in several national newspaper articles through her affiliation with Proverbs 31. She has been published in Crown Ministry’s newsletter. She enjoys speaking to women’s groups, sharing what God has taught her. She also speaks to writers’ groups and at writers’ conferences, bookstores and libraries, encouraging writers to pursue their dreams. Additionally, Marybeth has written for the Hearts at Home Devotional, TEACH Magazine, The Quiet Hour devotional, Homeschooling Today and The Charlotte Observer. For The Write Reason is her first book.

The Whalen family homeschools their five children in Charlotte, NC. They are active in the local and state homeschool community and also serve on the Board of Directors for their local community theatre. They are members of Southbrook Community Church.