Denene Millner

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Denene Millner is an American author and journalist.

She has written 18 books of fiction and non-fiction, including co-authoring two #1 New York Times bestsellers, Straight Talk, No Chaser and Act Like a Lady, Think Like A Man,[1] both with comedian Steve Harvey. Act Like a Lady was in the top ten on the New York Times hardcover advice list for 43 weeks in 2009; Straight Talk was in the top ten for more than 12 weeks in 2011. In March 2011, Millner was chosen by Black Voices website as one of 40 Influential Black Female Writers.[2] Millner's other books include the young adult novel Miss You, Mina, written for Scholastic; the novel The Vow written with Angela Burt-Murray and Mitzi Miller; and the three-book teen series Hotlanta written with Mitzi Miller. She has written three novels and three books of non-fiction with her husband Nick Chiles, including Love Don't Live Here Anymore and What Brothers Think, What Sistahs Know, both Essence bestsellers. In 2007, Millner wrote the novelization of the screenplay for Dreamgirls.

Millner was a reporter for the Associated Press and a political and entertainment reporter for the New York Daily News. She was an editor at Honey and Parenting,[3] where she is still a columnist.

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