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Write to inspire. Write for Success, Become an award winning writer.


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Join poets and writers from around the world in a dynamic group and learn from each other.

Learn everything from book production: writing, editing, promoting your book and marketing the finished product.

In the pages below we detail the services offered by the Group as follow:
Book Reviews
Poem Reviews
Anthology of Poems - Joint Effort of Motivational Strips and How to Write for Success
Motivational Strips Academy of Literary Excellence and Wisdom
Monthly Awards
Moms Favorite Reads
Motivational Strips Awards & Recognition Committee
Administrators and Academic Board
Articles on Writing, Self Publishing, and Marketing.
Videos on Formatting and Publishing




HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS is an affiliate group of MOTIVATIONAL STRIPS, a Forum with 8000 plus writers from 105 countries. Both groups have the same mission – Writers Empowerment.


HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS has a dynamic team. Learn about them below.

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Each month four books written by Authors are chosen at random by the Founder to be reviewed. The review is posted to the wall and is accompanied by a Certificate of Appreciation signed by Founders of both Motivational Strips and How to Write for Success.

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Poems are selected at random by Williamsji Maveli, Consultant and reviewed monthly.

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ANTHOLOGY - “Saving Lives through Writing

Saving Lives Through Writing is a joint effort by Facebook Groups How to Write for Success and Motivational Strips. The project was initiated by Administrator of How to Write for Success, Narendra Rajkumar from Trinidad and Tobago. Author Sabrina Young from the USA and Poetess Farhana Sait of India were willing and ready to assist Narendra in making his idea a reality to produce this Anthology named A SPARK OF HOPE by Brenda Mohammed, Founder of HTWFS. Authors from both groups have participated with enthusiasm. Shiju H. Pallithazheth, the Founder of Motivational Strips, Chancellor of Motivational Strips Academy of Literary Excellence and Wisdom, and the holder of many accolades, gave his blessings and took the time to contribute to this endeavor. The book was published successfully on 3rd February 2019 by Dr. Julia Antoine owner of Envision School Publishing and is receiving rave reviews. A SPARK OF HOPE was a No 1 Best seller on Amazon and is also available on Kobo, ITunes, and Nook. It is available in Kindle and Paperback on Amazon

Motivational Strips Academy of Literary Excellence and Wisdom

Full details of the Academy are attached.

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The Founder of How to Write for Success is a member of Motivational Strips Awards and Recognition Committee. Every month the Founder will choose four active and talented members in the group. One Bronze for good members. One silver for excellent member. One gold for outstanding. One Platinum for genius and high credentials in bio. Recommendations will be made to the FOUNDER of Motivational Strips. The awards will be granted after mutual agreement between Founders of Motivational Strips and HTWFS. See below for details of the Motivational Strips Awards and Recognition Committee.


This poster gives the names of members on the Motivational Strips Award and Recognition Committee.

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Before you can write you should seek out good books to read. Mom's Favorite Reads have a great collection of books by award-winning and best-selling authors. Find the time to read some of the books listed in this catalogue.

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Here is a list of names, services, and contact links for your information. You can contact the relevant persons for more information, fees, etc.

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Farhana Sait


Farhana Sait is a poet from India. She is a graduate in Accounts and Commerce and holds a Diploma in Computer Applications. She is a Computer Science Teacher. She holds a Global Literature Guardian Award from the Founder of Motivational Strips and Associates..

Narendra Rajkumar


Narendra is a Retiree who loves to write Poetry. He hails from Trinidad in the Caribbean. He writes mostly Poems, after the Classical Styles. He also modifies the Classic for styles adapting to Modern appreciation. Narendra received the Global Literature Guardian Award on 16th January 2019 in recognition of Global Literary Excellence and Global Literary Support from Motivational Strips and Associates. He sparked off the bright idea to publish an Anthology of Poems for Saving Lives. Thus A SPARK OF HOPE was born.



Dr. Julia E. Antoine has written several children’s books, including her, Too-Clever series, a collection of ten children stories, along with several others, She has also written, The Human Element, a collection of short stories and recently, her memoir, But For The Love Of My Father. Dr. Antoine also writes romance novels under her pen name, Ju Ephraime. Her romance novels are packed with strong alpha characters, yet always a wonderful, happily ever after ending. She has won several awards for her writing, both for her children’s books and her romance novels. One of her romance novels, White Magic Woman, seconded in Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest, and another won a gold medal, in Readers’ Favorite International Book Awards. These days she stays busy helping in the community and donating her time to a not-for-profit organization, which she helped establish. Presently, she resides in CT where she has lived with her family for the past thirty-five years. She still misses her time on the sunny Caribbean islands, but takes pleasure in using them as backdrops to some of her stories. Dr. Antoine holds two Masters Degrees from the State University of New York and Syracuse University and a doctorate from Northeastern University in Boston in Higher Education Administration.

Kelly Wallace Artieri


Kelly Artieri is an author/illustrator with degrees in Medical & Scientific Illustration. She resides in the Buffalo, NY area with her family. She is the author of “A Spot in My Heart”. Kelly began journaling after the loss of a beloved pet, she and her family had adopted due to his special needs. Her journals have become an award winning memoir. It is not a dog book; it is a powerful memoir with a dog in it. Kelly enjoys writing, freelance illustration work and speaking engagements that the success of the book has awarded her. She is currently working on her second book.

Mala Naidoo


Mala Naidoo is an Australian author who writes psychological thrillers within evocative settings. She was born in South Africa, worked as an English teacher in secular and non-secular institutions and is a University Advisor to pre-service teachers. Writing was a long-held passion with inspiration drawn from many years of teaching literature and motivating students to achieve their creative potential. She enjoys travelling which is the catalyst for her real and fictional settings in her books. Mala is a member of the English Teachers’ Association, NSW, and Alliance of Independent Authors. Mala manages her author website, blog and newsletter at as ’Mala Naidoo’s Book World.’ She is the author of: ‘Across Time and Space’ ’Vindication Across Time’ ’Souls of Her Daughters’ ’Chosen Lives’ ’The Rain - A Collection of Short Stories

Academic Board

Shiju H. Pallithazheth

Founder - Motivational Strips

Author Shiju H Pallithazheth is the Founder of ‘Motivational Strips’ and the holder of many accolades.. Today Motivational Strips founded by him has a daily viewership of 140000 plus people daily in Facebook . He ıs also the Chief Advisor in World Natıons Wrıters' Unıon Kazakhstan on World Literature and Chancellor of MSALEW. He was recently appointed as World Ambassador at Union Hispanomundial de Escritores. Shiju is a person who takes selfless time in coaching worldwide writers to be greater writers to write the greatest books to read. He believes that good books and not good book stores matters more. Thus it always comes to writing first and later books. He follows his mission to spread love and unity among writers so that global literature touches the pinnacle of its glory. Known for his gifted wisdom, he holds a Bachelors Degree (Hons.) in English Literature and Masters in Business Administration. He has written hundreds of articles/quotes and poems covering all genres. He has an unique form of writing which has a global voice and can be easily comprehended by any readers from the world. Though an Indian by birth, he spent most of his life in Sultanate of Oman where his parents worked. He is presently employed in Oman from where he writes his thoughts to the world of readers and writers. In December 2018 he was awarded the World Laureate in Literature 2018 by World Nations Writers Union.

Brenda Mohammed

Founder- How to Write for Success

Trinidadian Brenda Mohammed is a renowned, multi-genre, award-winning author, and poet who has written twenty-one books to date. She is a former Bank Manager of a leading International Bank in Trinidad and Tobago. She holds a Diploma in Banking from Institute of Bankers in London. After Banking, Brenda moved into the field of Insurance and obtained a Diploma in Life Underwriting from the American College, USA. She qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table, the Premier Association for Financial Professionals, six times in a row and was granted Life Membership in MDRT in 2010. In November 2018 she received two awards from Readers Favorite International at an Awards Ceremony at the Regency Hotel in Miami for two books she published. The awards were for ‘I am Cancer Free’ in the category Health and Fitness, and ‘Zeeka Chronicles,’ in the category young adult thriller. Brenda is the Founder of the group How to Write for Success, an affiliate of the Facebook Group Motivational Strips. She was one of the driving forces in the production of an Anthology of Poems, A SPARK OF HOPE: An Anthology of Poems for Saving Lives. The book topped the charts on Amazon and made Best Seller No.1 within the space of two days. Brenda was appointed as Vice-Chancellor of Motivational Strips Academy of Literary Excellence and Wisdom by the Founder Shiju H. Pallithazheth on 5th November 2018. In October 2018 she was appointed as an Honorary member of the World Higher Literary Academic Council of WORLD NATIONS WRITERS’ UNION of Kazakhstan. On 29th December 2018, Brenda was awarded the World Laureate in Literature 2018 by World Nations Writers Union, on 30th December 2018, she received a Global Literature Guardian Award from the Founder of Motivational Strips and its Associates, World Nations Writers’ Union, and Union Hispanomundial de Escritores, and on 31st December received a Certificate of Honour for serving as a juror in an International Poetry Contest sponsored by World Nations Writers Union. On 4th March 2019 Brenda received a Global Peace Award from Motivational Strips and the Nominating Authorities

Williamsji Maveli


Williamsji Maveli evaluates poems by writers in the group.. Williamsji Maveli is a member of WORLD NATIONS WRITERS UNION as well as a honorary member of one of its World Higher Literary Academic Council (WHLAC ). He is a Dean in MSALEW for Poetry Analysis. A Commerce Post Graduate from Kerala, Williamsji Maveli, wears his many featured caps with elegance. He has created a place for himself in the world of poetry and literary review writing and contributes regularly to many poetry web sites and groups. Poetry writing for him is a deep passion, and his poetry depicts realities in life, coupled with spirituality in love and longings. Williamsji is currently working as a Freelance web content writer and designer at Bangalore and Cochin in India. Earlier, he had worked for ETISLALAT, THURAYA SATELLITE Corporations, ME PUBLISHERS, KHALEEJ TIMES, GULF NEWS & GULF TODAY – All News Agencies in United Arab Emirates. His 4th poetry collection, titled as “ S.O.U.L.S “ (Spirituality of Unknown Luminaries Symphony ) has been an eye opener in terms of delving deep into the myriad aspects of life in an in-depth and vibrant manner. His poetic themes are suffused with themes that are very relevant for the present day society. S.O.U.L.S (Spirituality of Unknown Luminaries Symphony) consists of 3 parts, Salvation of Souls, Soliloquy of Souls and Songs of Souls. These were justified as a reason (or Cause), a spirit (or Power) and as appetite (or Hunger). All parts of the soul have desires, but desire in appetitive and spirited parts is not a matter of belief about what is good or what is bad. This book of poetry is the blossom and the fragrance of all human knowledge, thoughts, passions and emotions. His 5th book of poetry titled A.B.O.D.E (Aesthetic Bliss Of Divine Entity), a collection of 400 selected poems will be launched by mid – December, this year. He had won the prestigious Honorary Author award for literary excellence from MOTIVATIONAL STRIPS and another award for his literary contributions from KGA group based in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates . Dr. Williamsji Maveli was elected SENATOR OF THE WORLD UNION OF POETS FOR THE CHAMBER OF POETS" until June 30, 2019. On 31st December 2018, he received a Global Literature Guardian Award from the Founder of Motivational Strips.



Destinyy Lightt Speakss is an author, poet, painter, musician and photographer. She is an Administrator of Motivational Strips and a member of the World Nations Writers' Union. She is a Graduate in Commerce, holds a Diploma in Computer Science, and specialised in psychology for Special Children. She wrote three Novels which are on Amazon. She received a Global Literature Guardian Award in 2018 from the Founder of Motivational Strips.


Voices from Trinidad to Australia by Mala Naidoo

An Interview with Brenda Mohammed - Founder of How To Write For Success

Interview with Founder of Motivational Strips

Brenda Mohammed, Founder of How to Write For Success interviews Shiju H. Pallithazheth, Founder of Motivational Strips.

A Message from Hannah Howe [Member] about Mom's Favorite Reads

Hannah Howe introduces the group to Mom's Favorite Reads. It is an international community of readers, writers, teachers, librarians and book lovers established to encourage reading amongst adults and children. We believe that reading offers great joy to people.


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