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.
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.
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.
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.
Vindhya Sharma, nicknamed Bindi Sharma on Facebook, one of the brilliant and efficient Administrators of How to Write for Success Literary Forum, with sub-forums, Poems for Suicide Prevention, Poems Against Domestic Violence, and Library of How to Write for Success. Bindi is also a gold categorised member of Motivational Strips, the world’s most active writers’ forum. 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 twenty-five 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. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Bindi was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.
Mirii Miryam is an Assistant Medical Doctor. She is an Administrator and Pro for the Literary Forum How to Write for Success, and Administrator and Global PRO for Motivational Strips Network, the world’s most active writers’ Forum. She is a co-author in two 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 was honoured with the following Certificates by the Founder of Motivational Strips and Associates: 1.Certificate of honour – Bronze 2019 2.Certificate of Honour –Gold 2020 3.Global Literature Guardian Award 2020 4.Government of Peru for Excellence in Literature 2020 5.World Poetic star –WNWU 2019 Sundry Awards received:: a. Diploma Literature Academy ---Romania 2020 b. Diploma Literary Ambassador ..Romania 2020. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Mirii was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.
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. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Shanita was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.
Debabrata Mohanty has done his post-graduation in English literature with specialization in American literature 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. Keats Eliot, Pablo Naruda, Maj Guru Prasad Mohanty, and Prof Jayant Mahapatra have highly inspired him with their splendid and life-giving poetry. Now he lives in Bhubaneswar 'the city of temples." Debabrata Mohanty is an Administrator in the Literary Forum How to Write For Success and a silver categorised member of Motivational Strips. He has co-authored two best-selling books published and edited by Founder of How to Write For Success Literary Forum, and Regional Director, Operations, Motivational Strips - Author, Brenda Mohammed. They are A Spark of Hope: A Treasury of Poems for Saving Lives from Suicide, and 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 Debabrata was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.
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 Moderator for Tanzania at Motivational Strips, the world’s most active and qualitative writers forum, where she has gained qualitative literary experience and leadership qualities. Additionally, 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 the ‘Global Literature Guardian Award’ by Motivational Strips and the same was endorsed by World Nations Writers Union and Union Hispanomundial de Escritores. Motivational Strips also conferred upon her the ‘Order of Shakespeare Medal’. Sakina was also a recipient of the ‘Temirqazyq’ award for the best poet/writer of the world in 2018. The award holds much respect. She has also been a jury member for the much-coveted award ’Bold Gold Pen’ instituted by Motivational Strips. 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.
Dr. Emmanuel Tende Nzengu is of Congolese nationality (DRC), and is known under the pseudonym of ManuforGod, Doctor, poet, and slammer. He is passionate about beautiful letters and words that undress themselves in the eyes of readers. Manu as he is fondly called is a lover of literature and has participated and won several poetry contests. On 15th August 2020, Motivational Strips and Gujarat Sahitya Akademi under State Government of Gujarat honoured 350 writers of which Manu was one, for Literary excellence on par with Global standards.
Suk Raj Darjee is a budding poet hailing from The Land of Thunder Dragon📷, a grade 11 student studying at Damphu Central School, Tsirang. He loves to read and write poetry. His poems have been published on various international websites. To date, some of his contributions are published in the book; SEEKING HUMAN KINDNESS, PEBBLES; crystal of feelings, and in HUM ON HUMANITY journal. Suk Raj Darjee was honoured on India's 71st Independence Day by Gujarat Sahitya Academy and Motivational Strips among 350 prominent writers from 80 countries. He is also a recipient of SLF Youth Icon Award-2020 and was chosen along with 100 writers from 35 countries. Recently he was honoured on Nigeria's 60th Independence Day along with 20 Nigerians and 40 writers from 14 countries by the forum, 'Inked With Magic.' In addition, he is a recipient of Shield of World Culture and Certificate of Cultural Thought from the International Cultural Forum for Humanity and Creativity.
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 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.
Brenda Fluharty of the USA is a freelance writer, blogger, poet, and author. Brenda is a Reiki Grand Master. She has studied several Spiritual practices. She has a Master’s Degree in Metaphysical Science from the University of Metaphysics. A few years back she decided it was time to share her knowledge, wisdom, and life experiences. She has been blogging for over 15 years. Brenda specializes in writing poetry, short stories, writing tips, and product reviews. Because of her spiritual background, she writes articles on spiritual healing, spiritual philosophy, dream interpretation, anything in the metaphysical field, and health and wellness essays and articles. She is the author of Writing Through the Soul.
Christabel Sylvester, is the Queen of hearts. She is a beautiful and intelligent teacher from Nigeria. She loves music, poetry, she is diligent and hard-working. She's vivacious, Resilient, cheerful, friendly and inspiring