Academic Board


Brenda Mohammed

Founder- How to Write for Success. Poems for Suicide Prevention, Poems against domestic Violence and and How to Write for Success Library

Brenda Christobelle Mohammed is world-renowned, award-winning, bestselling, and multi-genre English Writer and poet from San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago. She is Founder of the Literary Network – How to Write for Success with over 11000 members. The former Bank Manager 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. To date, she has written thirty books, and co-authored and published two books, three anthologies and one Magazine. [36 in total]. Many of her books have touched Amazon No 1 bestseller rank. Her genres include memoirs, science fiction, romance, self-help, mystery, thrillers, children’s books, poetry, and poetry anthologies. Her self-help book, ‘How to Write for Success,’ became an important guide for new and aspiring authors. Besides awards for her books, she received several Global Literary awards during her seven-year writing career, from the USA, Peru, Kazakhstan, Seychelles, Nigeria, Argentina, and India. She was recognised in newspaper reports in Trinidad and Tobago Newsday, Trinidad Guardian newspapers, Worldnews.net and the Ethiopian Herald. In Ethiopia, a journalist by the name of Alem Hailu interviewed her online on 17th November 2019 for the Ethiopian Sunday Herald. Mr. Hailu also published a detailed review of her book. ‘How to Write for Success,’ and praised it highly. Some of her poetry appeared in prestigious journals and anthologies in India, USA, Kazakhstan. Seychelles, USA, and other parts of the world. She was appointed National President for UHE, Trinidad, and Tobago, by Carlos Hugo Garrido Chalen.

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Dr. Vandita Dharni

Chief Administrator

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 two bestselling Anthologies published by the Literature Forum How to Write for Success, of which she is an Administrator, and Motivational Strips Global Literature Forum and affiliates. Both 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. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Vandita was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.

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Florabelle Lutchman

Chief Administrator

Florabelle Lutchman, a prolific writer of articles and poems., is a retired School Principal, and retired teacher of two prestigious Private Primary Schools. She now owns her own private school to train students for the Secondary School Examinations. Florabelle is Secretary of the Local Board in her Presbyterian Church. She is an Administrator of How to Write for Success. Literary Forum and a Gold-categorised premium member of Motivational Strips, the world’s most active writers’ Forum. She was a Co-author in three bestselling Anthologies spear-headed by the Founder of How to Write for Success and Regional Director, Operations of Motivational Strips. They are “A Spark of Hope”- Books 1 and 2: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives from Suicide, and the ground-breaking “Break the Silence: An Anthology Against Domestic Violence.” On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Florabelle was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.

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Farhana Sait

Chief Administrator

Farhana Sait 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. Farhana is a gold categorized member of Motivational Strips, the world’s most active writers Forum, and an Administrator in How to Write for Success Literary Forum. She is a co-author in the following three 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. 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 and handle life with care. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Farhana was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.

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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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