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ABOUT HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS


FORUM'S MISSION

HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS is a literary haven to showcase your writings and get assistance to publish your books.. At How to Write for Success we value integrity in Literature and look forward to your quality writings. The aim of our Founder, Mrs. Brenda Mohammed is to unify and safeguard Global Literature. Our Motto is: Spreading Literary Talent Worldwide. In May 2020, World Nations Writers' Union awarded the Forum with a unique award FOR MERITS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF WORLD LITERATURE. This award was for writers or organisations with high merit contribution to the development of contemporary world literature and to promote friendship and fraternity among peoples of the world. It was given in consideration of their life time achievements in terms of thoughts, mentorship and precision of their pen. Our Forum and Website contain valuable information on successful writing. We welcome writers in the forum of every nationality and language, but require an English translation for those who cannot read Spanish, Italian, Hindi, or foreign languages. Obscene language and obscene pictures are not allowed; neither is plagiarism tolerated. We reward high-quality literature.

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MORE ON HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS

We have a Dynamic Team at HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS. Learn about them in the next post. POEMS FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION LITERARY FORUM This is a sub- forum of HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS. It was opened to collect suitable poems for Parts 1 and 2 of A SPARK OF HOPE: A TREASURY OF POEMS FOR SAVING LIVES which was successfully published in February 2019 and 2020 respectively. Both books topped the charts on Amazon to become bestseller No 1 in Poetry and anthologies. LITERARY FORUM FOR POEMS AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE is another sub-forum opened to collect poems for a third Anthology, Break the silence: An Anthology against Domestic violence. It was successfully published on March 5th. 2020 and topped the charts to become Amazon Bestseller No 1 All Anthologies were Amazon bestsellers No 1 in Poetries and anthologies. HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS LIBRARY- BOOKS ONLY This forum is a new addition and has been opened strictly for Book Promotions for member authors.

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HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS LITERARY MAGAZINE

Effective February 28th 2021, the forum started producing a half-yearly magazine for the Literary Network. The first one published in March 2021, was in celebration of our 3rd Anniversary. The next one will be in Sepember 2021, and thereafter, in March and September each year.

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MILESTONES ACHIEVED

The forum has achieved a few milestones during its two year stint. 1 Published A Spark of Hope : A Treasury of poems for saving Lives in Feb. 2019 with 49 co-authors, and republished it in Sept. 2019 due to death of publisher. 2. Celebrated two year Anniversary Feb 2020 3. Published Amazon Bestseller No 1 A Spark of Hope Volume II on February 11th 2020 with 64 co-authors. 4. Published another Amazon No 1 bestseller, Break the Silence: An Anthology against Domestic Violence on 5th March 2020 with 84 co-authors. 5. Received an award on 28th May 2020 from World Nations Writers Union for high merit contribution to the development of contemporary world literature, and its efforts to promote friendship and fraternity among peoples of the world. This high valued certificate was given in consideration of the platform’s achievements in terms of planning, quality, operational methodology, mentorship, and accurate policies to give greater exposure to world writers, by Kairat Duissenov Parman Founder & President, World Nations Writers Union. 6. Celebrated 3rd Anniversary of Forum in February 2021 and issued an Anniversary Magazine on Mar. 3rd 2021. 7. Published Break the Silence - Volume 2 with 91 co-authors on June 8th 2021 8. Published Second Issue of Magazine in Sept. 2021. All anthologies and Magazines were Amazon No 1 bestsellers.

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The following is the Forum's Logo - Spreading Literary Talent worldwide.

A SPARK OF HOPE: A TREASURY OF POEMS FOR SAVING LIVES Amazon Best sellers No 1

A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives was the first project undertaken by the HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS FORUM in February 2019. It became an Amazon Bestseller No I in the space of a few days. It was the work of 49 poets. A Spark of Hope Volume 11 was published on 12th February and was also an Amazon bestseller in the space of a few days. A SPARK OF HOPE VOLUME II is the work of 64 prolific poets who have encountered and survived life’s most enormous difficulties. These therapeutic poems are meant to ignite a spark of hope in the lives of the depressed and downtrodden. Life is a precious gift. Never give up. Read these poems before you decide to take that drastic step. A SPARK OF HOPE VOLUME I saved many lives, and PART II is expected to save many more.

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Break the Silence: An Anthology against Domestic Violence

MILESTONE No 4 -------- 1.BREAK THE SILENCE: AN ANTHOLOGY AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE - Another Amazon No 1 Best seller produced by HTWFS in March 2020. 2. BREAK THE SILENCE: VOLUME 2 was published in June 2021, and was also an Amazon bestseller No 1.

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ARTICLE ON BREAK THE SILENCE

This Article appeared in the Trinidad Presbyterian News of Trinidad and Tobago

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HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS


Improve your writing skills in the HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS LITERARY NETWORK..

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HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS LITERARY FORUM has three sub-forums:-
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Literary forum for Poems against Domestic Violence
Poems to prevent Suicide Literary Forum
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Administrators


Farhana Sait

Chief Administrator/Spokesperson

Farhana Sait is the Chief Administrator/Spokesperson for the How to Write for Success Literary Network. She is an award-winning poet and bestselling co-author. Farhana is the holder of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She is a training and development officer, an entrepreneur, a freelance editor in her local newspaper, and a writer. She is a co-author in the following Amazon No 1 bestselling anthologies produced by the How to Write for Success Forum and was Assistant Editor in A Spark of Hope Volumes one and two. A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems to prevent Suicide Volume 1 A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems to prevent Suicide Volume 2 Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence. Volumes One and Two. Apart from writing, cooking is another one of her passions and she runs two restaurants, Although she received many accolades, the best one for her is being a happy mother, sister, and aunt, and she gives all praise and thanks to the Almighty. her son, two strong sisters, nieces, and nephews. Farhana's wish is to see a world without pain, especially single women whom she wants to see become stronger..

Mala Naidoo

Chief Administrator

Mala Naidoo is an award--winning Australian thriller fiction writer, and best-selling co-author. She is a Chief Administrator in the How to Write for Success Literary Network. She was a co-author in two bestselling Anthologies initiated by the Forum's Founder. They are A Spark of Hope Volume II: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives, and Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence, which both topped the charts on Amazon and climbed to No 1 Bestsellers. She runs her website Mala Naidoo’s Book World with a newsletter sign-up for sample compositions, giveaways, and blog posts on writing and books. Mala has worked as an English teacher in South Africa and Australia. She was head of three English faculties and is currently a part-time teacher and university advisor. Mala runs writing workshops for high schools on request. She upholds and supports All Lives Matter. Her mission statement is: In our angst and joy we are one under the sky of humanity. .

Dr.Vandita Dharni

Chief Administrator

Dr, Vandita Dharni hails from an eminent family of educationalists. She has earned many a distinction in the literary field. In the early stages of her academic pursuits, she raised the bar by topping the University of Allahabad at the postgraduate level in English. Thereafter, she earned an honorary Ph.D. degree from the University in American Literature. Her articles, poems, and short stories have been published in journals like Criterion, Ruminations, GNOSIS, HellBound Publishing House and International magazines like Immagine and Poessia, Synchronised Chaos, Guido Gozzano. and Primer Antologia De Poetas Del Proyecto De Unamos Al Mundo Con La Poesia- Mexico. Her poem, The Endangered Tiger was given an honourable mention in the Guido Gozzano. Her first anthology, Quintessential Outpourings was published in 2016. Her next two books, The Oyster of Love and Rippling Overtures have been published recently. Her poems were read on the John Kavanagh show. She has edited anthologies for Poetry World and an anthology entitled Petals of Peace. She has also reviewed several poems on poetry sites like Poetry Review on Facebook. Vandita also co-authored four bestselling Anthologies published by the How to Write for Success Literary Network of which she is Chief Administrator. The Anthologies topped the ranks of Amazon and became Amazon bestsellers in the space of a few days. She has been honoured with the Poetic Galaxy Award 2018 by the Literati Cosmos Society for her notable contribution to Poetry and the Double Cross Award for her outstanding contributions in the book on Complexion Based Discriminations. They were conferred upon her by the Literati Cosmos Society of India. World Nations Writers’ Union honoured her with the World Poetic Star award in 2019. She received the Star Ambassador of World literature by Phiosophique Poetica, Canada in 2019, and the Rabindranath Tagore Award for Poetry in 2020 by the Arpita Foundation at Brindavan, Mathura. Apart from her literary achievements, Vandita is the Ambassador of the World Institute for Peace for Chandigarh, India. .

Florabelle Lutchman

Chief Administrator

Mrs. Florabelle Lutchman is a Chief Administrator in the How to Write for Success Literary Network. She is a retired Principal of the Vistabella Presbyterian Primary School in Trinidad where she was born and raised by educated parents. In 1999 she was awarded the prestigious prize of Principal of the Year from the Presbyterian Primary Schools’ Board of Education. She was selected from 72 Presbyterian Primary Schools based on her dedication and commitment to education at this school. In 2002 she also received an award from the San Fernando City Council for her outstanding contribution to education. She continued teaching examination classes at a Private Primary Schools after her retirement as Principal of this prestigious Presbyterian Primary School She is interested in people as a whole and has completed a course of Religious Studies at St. Andrew's Theological College. She preaches at her church when scheduled by the resident Minister. She has received awards from her church for her sterling contribution as an Elder and Local Board Secretary. She has written numerous papers for the Presbyterian News, the official organ of the Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago. She has also written many eulogies of her deceased loved ones and also many poems.

Bindi Sharma

Senior Administrator

Vindhya Sharma, nicknamed Bindi Sharma on Facebook, one of the brilliant and efficient Administrators of How to Write for Success Literary Network, with sub-forums, Poems for Suicide Prevention, Poems Against Domestic Violence, and Library of How to Write for Success. Bindi has done her schooling from Dehradoon, India where she did her graduation in Indian culture and Fine Arts. She is a national scholarship holder and studied political science for two years at PB university in Chandigarh. After that, and inspired by her mother, she joined various social organisations to do social work. Bindi worked as State Social Organiser at Shimla H P. This is an Association for social and moral hygiene She was also involved in associations with Bhartiya Grameen, Mahila Sangh, and The Red Cross society affiliated under the International Abolitionist Federation of Geneva. During this period she organised agricultural camps and seminars at the district level involving people at the grass root level. She wrote a thesis on 'The status of women in Himachal Pradesh and presented it in All India Conference at Jaipur. She continued to work for the upliftment of rural areas. Later on, she chose journalism as a career in Delhi and worked for 'India calling ' ( Toronto paper ). She also did freelancing for various Indian papers. In between, she worked in the Press institute of India Sapru house New Delhi under Nieman fellow late Shri Chanchal Sarkar for the publication of its magazine 'Vidura. ' She loves to write poetry and has published many poems. In 2018, she attended Poetic Confluence in Hyderabad and the world-famous Guntur poetic festival and was felicitated. Bindi’s book of poetry 'Eternal memories” containing 65 poems was published by Vishwa Bhartiya research centre and was released in world poetry festival 2017 organised by Shri L S R Prasad in Hyderabad Ramoji Rao City. Bindi is a co-author in several national and international anthologies as follows: 1. Amazon bestsellers No 1, A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives, Volumes 1 and 2, which were initiated by How to Write for Success Literary Forum of which Brenda Mohammed, an author of forty books, is Founder. 2. Voices of humanity volume 4, compiled by John Patrick Boutiluer &Gina Ancheta Agsaulio - ARDUS publications New Anthology dedicated to all matters related to humanity, Love, equality, peace brother/sisterhood human rights, freedom of speech, and action freedom of sexual and gender expression. Her poems Northern lights of Norway and Loneliness are published therein. 3. Women poets within and beyond shore ( volume -1). Her poems published were Melody of dreams, Story to tell ( one lonely bird ), and Autumn river. 4. Humanitarian voices from 40 countries - A tribute to the current refugee crisis Verses on racism, resistance, and refugee crisis volume 1, Edited by Dr. Shamenaz Bano and Foreword by Maram Al Masri ( Syrian poet ). Poems published were: Syrian civil war, Black wonders, and Healing. 5. Petals of Peace, An Anthology by Dr. Manthena Damodara Chary. Poems published were Mother Earth and Peace. 6. Symphony of souls An Anthology by Manthena Damodara Chary. Poems published were Soulful memory, and Love you ma ( mother ). 7. Tranquil Muse An Anthology of poems. Edited by Gopichand Parchuri and P. Nagasushila. Her poem was Crescent Moon. 8. Medley of melodies An Anthology -A florilegium of poems Her poem was Love is Life's Linchpin. 9. Shapes of love A pictorial Anthology of love and poetry ( coffee table book ) By Shri K. C. Sethi and Sunita ji. Her most favourite poem was published: Silence passion speaks a thousand words 10. The spirit of India - An Anthology of patriotic poems By Manthena Damodara Chary - Vishwa Bhartiya publications in which her poem Patriotism was accepted.

Dr, Mirii Miryam

Senior Administrator/PRO

Dr. Mirii Miryam is an Assistant Medical Doctor and a Senior Administrator and PRO in the How to Write for Success Literary Network.. She is a co-author in four best-selling Anthologies spear-headed by the Founder of How to Write for Success, Author Brenda Mohammed. They are A Spark of Hope Volume 2: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives from Suicide, and Break the Silence, An Anthology Against Domestic Violence. Mirii won several literary awards.among which are: .Government of Peru for Excellence in Literature 2020 .World Poetic star –WNWU 2019 Diploma Literature Academy ---Romania 2020 Diploma Literary Ambassador ..Romania 2020. Mirii recently published a poetry book, A FLASH OF DREAMS.

Shanita Vichare

Administrator

Shanita Vichare is also known as Aneeta Chitale. Aneeta Chitale is a Post Graduate, in English Literature from Pune University and has made her career in Education. She loves working with children. Her debut novel is “Sojourn to Maldives.” and she has made her foray in the writing world, by penning her novel on international relations and adventure. She attained a B.A in Psychology and pursues her interest in working as a counselor with her group. n her free time, she does organic farming, listens to music, and travels. Aneeta is an avid reader and ardent poet at heart. She started writing poems since she was eleven years old. Many of her poems are published in International Journals. Nature has always fascinated her. She uses an eclectic style in her penmanship. Her poems have appeared in European Poetry anthology Year 2020, also kept in Denmark. Her poems have featured in many International Poetry Anthologies, her poem ‘Love’ from Sojourn to Maldives, her debut novel. has been featured in Silvery Books, Greece.

Debabrata Mohanty

Administrator

Debabrata Mohanty is an Administrator in How to Write for Success Literary Network. He is a post- graduate in English Literature, with specialization in American literature. He qualified at the prestigious Ravenshaw University in Cuttack, Odisha, India. He then obtained his M. Phil degree in American literature from the Utkal University, and wrote his thesis on the major plays of Edward Albee. He was the former head and vice-principal of a premier college of the state, P N Autonomous college, Khorda. He also acted as controller of examinations of the college. Debabrata Mohanty was the president of the staff club and achieved recognition for his influencing speeches. Prof Mohanty is an excellent communicator and has trained many MBAs in the field of effective communication. He has a great passion for writing poems and is an award-winning and best-selling co-author in four anthologies.

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Sakina Shabbir Dossaji

Administrator

Sakina S. Dossaji was born and raised in Mombasa, Kenya. She is currently residing in Tanga, Tanzania with her husband and 3 children. A teacher by profession, and a poetess by passion, she loves to write poetry, stories, articles, and conduct activity clubs for kids at ‘Kids Curiosity Club’. She is a privileged member of World Nations Writers' Union Kazakhstan and a member of the Alumni of North American Montessori.Centre. She acquired her literature skills at Aga Khan High School, Mombasa, and inherited skills mostly from her father whose passion lies in writing English song lyrics, poems, articles, and creating crossword puzzles. Her favourite pastime includes reading, creating motivational videos, writing poetry, playing word games like scrabble, Make-up art, listening to songs and making new friends. She received many global literary awards.. Sakina was also a recipient of the ‘Temirqazyq’ award for the best poet/writer of the world in 2018. The award holds much respect. In 2019 she was appointed as the President representing Tanzania for Union Hispanomundial De Escritores (UHE), Peru. She is co-author of Amazon No 1 Bestsellers, A Spark of Hope Volumes 1 and 2, Anthologies for Saving Lives and Break the Silence: An Anthology against Domestic Violence. She has been featured in many other anthologies, magazines, and newspapers. Thus, Sakina holds a very vital part in contributing qualitative literary practices around the world.

Timothy DiVito

Administrator

Timothy DiVito has been a poet for 44 years. He hails from Pittsburgh PA (USA). He has published several of his poems in The San Fernando Poetry Journal, The Rag Mag, Cultural Reverence, WYRD, The World Poetry Anthology, and Kiiroo (e-magazine). He is a member of Facebook, WordPress, Instagram, Twitter, Tumblr, Reddit, and Ko-Fi. Timothy is in the process of having a poetry book published on Amazon entitled "Poetic Passion." Many of his poetry narrations are on YouTube.

Adeyemi Kehinde Oluwanishola

Administrator/Designer/Artist

Adeyemi Kehinde Oluwanishola hails from Ijebu Ishiwo, Ogun State, Nigeria. He's a prolific writer of all kinds of literature and has won literary recognition and diploma awards to his credit in the field of literature. To his achievements and impacts towards contributing to literary works, he stands to hold poetry offices Locally and Internationally. He's also the Co-founder of T&K COMPUTER and T&K E-magazine.

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Soma Bhowmik

Administrator

Soma Bhowmik is attached to the creative world as an artist. Her subject is oil painting on Canvas. She is an actress. She is an educationist running her own Montessori school "New Era Kids”. Above all, she is a lady with a golden heart which gets reflected in her writings as a poet and as a storyteller. Through DMIT Counselling she gives a platform for better understanding to the parents and their children. It also helps the students in taking decisions in choosing their career in the field of their choice and talent.

Adeyemi Taiwo Y. Omotolani

Administrator

Adeyemi Taiwo Y. Omotolani is from Ijebu Ishiwo, Ogun State, Nigeria. He is a twin and prolific writer. He won literary recognition and diploma awards for his expertise in the field of literature. With his achievements and contributions to literary works, he holds poetry offices both locally and internationally. He’s the co-founder of T & K COMPUTERS and Co-Author of the book LABYRINTH OF LIFE.

Elizabeth Esguerra Castillo

Administrator

Elizabeth Esguerra Castillo is a multi-awarded international author, and poet from the Philippines. She is the author of "Inner Reflections of the Muse" (USA) and "Seasons of Emotions" (UK) and a co-author to more than 100 international anthologies in the USA, Canada, UK, Romania, Africa, Belgium, France, Japan, China, Albania, India, Iraq, the Philippines, Poland, Argentina, and Ecuador. Her works were already translated into 12 languages. Elizabeth graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a major in Management, and another course in Computer Programming. She is currently studying International Humanitarian Law at the University of Leiden based in the Netherlands. She is the Ambassador of Peace and Goodwill to the Philippines of the Naciones Unidas de las Letras Uniletras and Semillas de Juventud Argentina and was appointed Cultural Ambassador to the Philippines of Inner Child Press International, and the Peace Ambassador/International Consultant and Adviser of the Youth Crisis Awareness and Peace Forum, as well as President Adjunto to the Philippines of Real-Izar LA Paz in Argentina. She has garnered numerous awards such as Second Place, Best Author of the Destiny to Write Publications in the UK along with her book, "Seasons of Emotions" as Second Place for Best Book of the Year in 2013, among others. Elizabeth is also a D. Lit. (Doctor of Literature) Nominee last 2019. She is currently a Freelance Professional Writer/English Instructor/Speaker and also does judging stints in literary festivals and writers conferences both locally and internationally.

Sarah Ramphal

Administrator

Sarah Rachel Ramphal is from the beautiful island of Trinidad & Tobago. A dedicated wife and mother to two beautiful children, she was an assistant preschool teacher for the past ten years until covid. She is now a full-time stay-at-home mom. She started writing approximately four years ago and it has been her passion since. She loves nature and roses. Her poetry can be found in several anthologies to name a few Literoma magazine ( based in India) Poets unify the world, Peace and Love Inkers (PLIS) Dps ezine magazine, Dancing with Death, and Spotlight ( Poetry Planet). She aspires to publish her own book one day and wishes to continue inspiring others through her writings.

Omatee Ann Marie Hansraj

Administrator

Omatee Ann-Marie Hansraj is an award-winning female novelist . She received many awards and other recognition Internationally for her literary passion as a Motivational Author/Poet/Novelist. The author is driven by the Nobel thoughts: “NEVER GIVE UP ON YOUR DREAMS “and “YOU GOT TO DO WHAT YOU GOT TO” She was born in Trinidad and Tobago and came from humble beginnings. Over the years she experienced different careers starting with Lecturing/Teaching/Tutoring then Financial Advisor, Manager, Business Woman and International Consultant. The author is now living her dream as a Motivational Author/Poet/Novelist. She is actively involved in many International Organsiations. To date, she has published 40 books and counting.

About the FOUNDER


About the FOUNDERAbout the FOUNDERAbout the FOUNDER
Brenda C. Mohammed, a former Bank Manager from Trinidad is a multi-genre, bestselling, and multi-award-winning author. To date, she has published forty- two books. Among her publications are four anthologies and two magazines, co-authored by members of the How to Write for Success Literary Network that she founded in February 2018.
Her genres include memoirs, science fiction, romance, self-help, mystery, children’s books, psychological thrillers, poetry, and poetry anthologies.
Brenda holds a Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers in London[AIB], and a Diploma in Life Underwriting from the American College, USA. [LUTCF]. She qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table, the Premier Association for Financial Professionals, [MDRT] six times in a row.
She is the Founder of the Literary Network How to Write for Success with sub-forums - Poems for Suicide Prevention, Library of How to Write for Success, and Poems against Domestic Violence, with a membership in excess of 12000. She is also the National President for Grupo- Unión Hispanomundial De Escritores - UHE Trinidad and Tobago.
Brenda won several literary awards in the USA, Peru, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Nigeria, India, Romania, Argentina, Morocco, Philippines, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Indonesia, and the UK. 
She made headlines in several newspapers around the world.
In November 2018 she won two awards from Readers Favorite International for her science fiction book, ‘Zeeka Chronicles’ in the category Young Adult Thriller, and her Memoir, ‘I am Cancer Free’ in the category Health and Fitness.
Three of her books won gold awards in Connection EMagazine Readers’ Choice Awards - Zeeka Chronicles, Stories People love, and How to Write for Success.
In Sept 2021 her mystery book, Barry Holmes Mysteries, won her the WRITER - BEST FANTASY Award in the CLR Awards,
Brenda is an advocate against Domestic Violence and Suicide, and together with several bestselling authors have published four Amazon No 1 best-selling anthologies for these causes: A Spark of Hope I and II, and Break the Silence I and II.
Her YouTube Channel for her Video Book Trailers, songs, and travel memories, received over 135,000 views since its inception.

Academic Board


Brenda Mohammed

Founder- How to Write for Success Literary Network

Brenda C. Mohammed, a former Bank Manager from Trinidad is a multi-genre, bestselling, and multi-award-winning author. To date, she has published forty- two books. Among her publications are four anthologies and two magazines, co-authored by members of the How to Write for Success Literary Network that she founded in February 2018. Her genres include memoirs, science fiction, romance, self-help, mystery, children’s books, psychological thrillers, poetry, and poetry anthologies. Brenda holds a Diploma in Banking from the Institute of Bankers in London[AIB], and a Diploma in Life Underwriting from the American College, USA. [LUTCF]. She qualified for the Million Dollar Round Table, the Premier Association for Financial Professionals, [MDRT] six times in a row. She is the Founder of the Literary Network How to Write for Success with sub-forums - Poems for Suicide Prevention, Library of How to Write for Success, and Poems against Domestic Violence, with a membership in excess of 12000. She is also the National President for Grupo- Unión Hispanomundial De Escritores - UHE Trinidad and Tobago. Brenda won several literary awards in the USA, Peru, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Nigeria, India, Romania, Argentina, Morocco, Philippines, Hong Kong, Barcelona, Indonesia, and the UK. She made headlines in several newspapers around the world. In November 2018 she won two awards from Readers Favorite International for her science fiction book, ‘Zeeka Chronicles’ in the category Young Adult Thriller, and her Memoir, ‘I am Cancer Free’ in the category Health and Fitness. Three of her books won gold awards in Connection EMagazine Readers’ Choice Awards - Zeeka Chronicles, Stories People love, and How to Write for Success. In Sept 2021 her mystery book, Barry Holmes Mysteries, won her the WRITER - BEST FANTASY Award in the CLR Awards, Brenda is an advocate against Domestic Violence and Suicide, and together with several bestselling authors have published four Amazon No 1 best-selling anthologies for these causes: A Spark of Hope I and II, and Break the Silence I and II. Her YouTube Channel for her Video Book Trailers, songs, and travel memories, received over 135,000 views since its inception.

Dr. Vandita Dharni

Chief Administrator

Vandita Dharni is an award-winning poet and hails from an eminent family of educationalists. She has earned many a distinction in the literary field. In the early stages of her academic pursuits, she raised the bar by topping the University of Allahabad at the postgraduate level in English. Thereafter, she earned an honorary Ph.D. degree from the University in American Literature. Her articles, poems, and short stories have been published in journals like Criterion, Ruminations, GNOSIS, HellBound Publishing House and International magazines like Immagine and Poessia, Synchronised Chaos, Guido Gozzano. and Primer Antologia De Poetas Del Proyecto De Unamos Al Mundo Con La Poesia- Mexico. Her poem, The Endangered Tiger was given an honourable mention in the Guido Gozzano. Her first anthology, Quintessential Outpourings was published in 2016. Her next two books, The Oyster of Love and Rippling Overtures have been published recently. Her poems were read on the John Kavanagh show. She has edited anthologies for Poetry World and an anthology entitled Petals of Peace. She has also reviewed several poems on poetry sites like Poetry Review on Facebook. Vandita also co-authored bestselling Anthologies published by the Literature Forum How to Write for Success. All Anthologies topped the ranks of Amazon and became Amazon bestsellers in the space of a few days. They are A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems for saving Lives, an Anthology by 64 international poets for prevention of Suicide, and Break the Silence: An Anthology against Domestic Violence, by 87 international Authors. She has been honoured with the Poetic Galaxy Award 2018 by the Literati Cosmos Society for her notable contribution to Poetry and the Double Cross Award for her outstanding contributions in the book on Complexion Based Discriminations. They were conferred upon her by the Literati Cosmos Society of India. World Nations Writers’ Union honoured her with the World Poetic Star award in 2019. She received the Star Ambassador of World literature by Phiosophique Poetica, Canada in 2019, and the Rabindranath Tagore Award for Poetry in 2020 by the Arpita Foundation at Brindavan, Mathura. Apart from her literary achievements, Vandita is the Ambassador of the World Institute for Peace for Chandigarh, India.

Florabelle Lutchman

Chief Administrator

Chief Administrator Mrs. Florabelle Lutchman is a Chief Administrator in the How to Write for Success Literary Network. She is a retired Principal of the Vistabella Presbyterian Primary School in Trinidad where she was born and raised by educated parents. In 1999 she was awarded the prestigious prize of Principal of the Year from the Presbyterian Primary Schools’ Board of Education. She was selected from 72 Presbyterian Primary Schools based on her dedication and commitment to education at this school. In 2002 she also received an award from the San Fernando City Council for her outstanding contribution to education. She continued teaching examination classes at a Private Primary Schools after her retirement as Principal of this prestigious Presbyterian Primary School She is interested in people as a whole and has completed a course of Religious Studies at St. Andrew's Theological College. She preaches at her church when scheduled by the resident Minister. She has received awards from her church for her sterling contribution as an Elder and Local Board Secretary. She has written numerous papers for the Presbyterian News, the official organ of the Presbyterian Church in Trinidad and Tobago. She has also written many eulogies of her deceased loved ones and also many poems.

Farhana Sait

Chief Administrator

Chief Administrator/Spokesperson Farhana Sait is the Chief Administrator/Spokesperson for the How to Write for Success Literary Network. She is an award-winning poet and bestselling co-author. Farhana is the holder of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration. She is a training and development officer, an entrepreneur, a freelance editor in her local newspaper, and a writer. She is a co-author in the following Amazon No 1 bestselling anthologies produced by the How to Write for Success Forum and was Assistant Editor in A Spark of Hope Volumes one and two. A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems to prevent Suicide Volume 1 A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems to prevent Suicide Volume 2 Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence: Volumes One and Two. Apart from writing, cooking is another one of her passions and she runs two restaurants, Although she received many accolades, the best one for her is being a happy mother, sister, and aunt, and she gives all praise and thanks to the Almighty. her son, two strong sisters, nieces, and nephews. Farhana's wish is to see a world without pain, especially single women whom she wants to see become stronger..

Mala Naidoo

Chief Administrator

Mala Naidoo is an Australian thriller fiction writer, and poet. She is an Administrator in the Literary Forum How to Write for Success. She was a co-author in two bestselling Anthologies initiated by the Forum's Founder. They are A Spark of Hope Volume II: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives, and Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence, which both topped the charts on Amazon and climbed to No 1 Bestsellers. Upon the recommendation of the Founder of How to Write for success, Brenda Mohammed, Mala was honoured with the Award of Ambassador De Literature by Shiju H Pallithazheth, Founder of Motivational Strips, the world's most active writers' Forum. She runs her website Mala Naidoo’s Book World with a newsletter sign-up for sample compositions, giveaways, and blog posts on writing and books. Mala has worked as an English teacher in South Africa and Australia. She was head of three English faculties and is currently a part-time teacher and university advisor. Mala runs writing workshops for high schools on request. She upholds and supports All Lives Matter. Her mission statement is: In our angst and joy we are one under the sky of humanity. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Mala was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.

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A LEAP FROM A SICKBED TO A BEACON TOWER by Alem Hailu

A leap from a sickbed to a beacon tower by Alem Hailu

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FEELINGS" POETRY THAT APPEALS

We congratulate Chief Administrator Florabelle Lutchman on the publication of her debut Poetry Book - FEELINGS: POETRY THAT APPEALS.

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SOMA BHOWMIK - THE ARTIST

SOMA BHOWMIK - THE ARTIST

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CONFINEMENT by DR.MANU TENDE

CONFINEMENT by DR.MANU TENDE

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TO HIM BY Adeyemi Taiwo Y. Omotolani

TO HIM BY Adeyemi Taiwo Y. Omotolani

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FRIENDSHIP by BINDI SHARMA

FRIENDSHIP by BINDI SHARMA

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SERENDIPITY by TIMOTHY DiVITO

SERENDIPITY by TIMOTHY DiVITO

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SMOKEY DEW by DEBABRATA MOHANTY

SMOKEY DEW by DEBABRATA MOHANTY

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PREGNANT CLOUD

Pregnant Cloud by Adeyemi Kehinde A. Oluwanishola of Nigeria.

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FLASH OF DREAMS by DR. MIRII MIRYAM

FLASH OF DREAMS by DR. MIRII MIRYAM

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DR. VANDITA DHARNI

Dr. Vandita Dharni, Chief Administrator of How to Write for Success Literary Network, wrote two lovely poems for the How to Write for Success Literary Magazine - Second issue.

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How to Write for Success

The book How to Write for Success written by Founder Brenda Mohammed won the Reader's choice Award 2018 GOLD in the category of Non- Fiction and a Silver Award for placing second in the overall categories of books. {First place in overall categories went to her Romance Novel - Stories People Love}

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Tribute to Author Brenda Mohammed

Woman of Letters written by Dr. Emmanuel Tende - A Tribute to Brenda Mohammed Poem: woman of letters I would like through my poetry! Pay homage to a beautiful being! Pay homage to a woman of letters! This woman's name is brenda mohammed! Let me honor this woman! Who by poetry saves lives! Let me honor this woman! Who has the words that cure ailments! Let me honor this woman! Who is the voice of the voiceless! Let me honor this woman! Who by poetry predicts the future! Let me honor this woman! Who through poetry tells the past! Let me honor this woman! Who by poetry makes us travel! In time and in space! Let me honor this woman! Who inspires poets in the shadows! Let me honor this woman! Who deserves a Nobel Prize for Literature! Because she made poetry! A remedy for some! And therapy for others! It has allowed poetry to cross borders! And to travel the world! Thanks to his collections of poems! She uses poetry as therapy! To save human lives! She uses poetry as a peacemaker! To reconcile couples! She uses poetry as a language! To talk to nature! She uses poetry as justice! To condemn evil! She uses poetry as a gift! To do good! She uses poetry as a gospel! To win souls! She uses poetry as a weapon! To warn the infamous! She uses poetry like a flame! To rekindle souls! She uses poetry like a song! To wake up those who sleep! She uses poetry as a fiction! To give voice to the abstract! She uses poetry as a link! To bring together the poets of the world! She uses poetry as an experience! To tell us about her! She uses poetry as a prophecy! To predict the future! She uses poetry as a passion! To teach others the rules! She uses poetry as a refuge! To relieve the afflicted! She uses poetry like a wind! Who blows where he wants! She uses poetry like an umbrella! To protect women from the rain of violence! Her poetry rhymes with emotion! And when you read her poems you become a fan! This is why I find real pleasure! To read her poems that inspire me! her works will remain forever! Engraved in our memories! Because poetry has made her immortal. Congratulations brenda mohammed. ManuforGod Copyright BIO:Dr. Emmanuel Tende Nzengu known as MANUFORGOD is of Congolese nationality (DRC) He is a medical doctor in training, entrepreneur, slam artist and poet. In 2018 he won the big slam scene organized by Lipoposlam in Kinshasa. which gave him the right to represent his country, the DRC, at the first edition of the African Cup of Slam Poetry (CASP) in N'Djamema in November 2018. He is the author of several poems among which: "Paradise of the eyes" "Living together" and many others. He is also one of the co-authors in the Bestselling Anthology against Domestic Violence, Break the Silence produced by the How to Write for Success Literary Forum of which Brenda Mohammed is the Founder. MANUFORGOD is passionate about beautiful letters that let themselves be guided by the natural music of words, in order to offer its listeners and readers irresistible spectacle syllables that undress.

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Brenda Mohammed inducted into Indie Authors Wall of Fame

On January 14 2020 Brenda Mohammed was inducted into Indie Authors Wall of Fame by Steve Caresser of Whole World News and EPrinted Books. Members of HOW TO WRITE FOR SUCCESS GROUP. will benefit from this connection.

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