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Somo M.L. Seimu

About Somo M.L. Seimu

Somo M.L. Seimu is a Tanzanian. He has a PhD (University of Central Lancashire), ME.d (Cardiff University) and BA with education (Dar es Salaam University). For over a decade he has been teaching at Moshi Co-operative University. Previously, he taught in several secondary schools in Tanzania.

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John Padbury

About John Padbury

John Padbury is a former Rhodesian Special Branch detective inspector from Zimbabwe (or Rhodesia as it was before independence).
See more about John on his website

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Sam Lewis

About Sam Lewis

Sam Lewis is a frequent political and foreign affairs commentator, seen on GB News, Times Radio and TalkRadio, and published within journals such as the National Interest. This is Sam’s first novel, inspired by the stories he heard when he lived in China.

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Jude Itakali

About Jude Itakali

Jude is a Ugandan author whose footsteps have dotted the African continent, and whose dreams have taken him to places all around the world. The bliss between fantasy and reality has always enthralled him, and the need for an African adventure that appeals to a global audience compelled him to craft this contemporary fantasy, threading the lines between what is real and what is magical.

See more about Jude and his poetry on his own site.

Three pre-release reviews:
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Alexander Crombie

About Alexander Crombie

Alexander Crombie lives in the English Midlands. He is married to Caroline; they have three children. In 2004 he was awarded the MBE for Services to the Blind Community.

Alexander lost his sight during his teens, since when he has experienced many of the joys and sorrows, the crises and life changes that impact the story BECOME THE WIND. It is his heart-felt hope that you will come with him into the world of his principle character, and that you will want to TURN THE PAGE.

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Abdolhai Shammasi

About Abdolhai Shammasi

Abdolhai Shammasi was born Shiraz in Iran, in 1954. He moved to Tehran with his family when he was ten years old. Shammasi is a playwright, novelist, screenwriter and university lecturer. He studied mathematics in high school, pursued a degree in architecture, dropped out after two years and entered the University of Dramatic Arts, where he studied dramatic literature. He began his artistic career as a teenager making short films before turning to storytelling, publishing two collection of short stories (the last sign and six paintings) and ten books for children and adolescents. In the field of textbooks, he has written five art textbooks for the Ministry of Education for primary and secondary school. He has authored a book on teaching storytelling for the Faculty of Teacher Training, a comprehensive book on teaching playwriting for students, and a book on plain language writing for high school students. He holds the First Class Art Award and has received a commendation from the ITI (International Theater Institute) for his playwriting and playwriting workshops. He has been teaching playwriting, screenwriting and storytelling at the university for about thirty years.
Shammasi has written more than thirty plays, all of which have been performed and published in Iran, and has won the playwriting award four times.
– He has made two feature films and a few short films.
– He is editor of two magazines (art and music quarterly).
– He has judged many theater festivals and playwriting competitions.
– He has participated in the establishment of the Experimental Theater Center.
– He established Parto Naghsh Khial Film Institute and is its CEO.

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Kim Wedler

About Kim Wedler

Kim Wedler has been a teacher and globetrotter for over 20 years. Her passion for the Theatre has been a constant, both in her professional and private life. She has performed in over 60 plays and is a NODA award winning actor who, recently was also Barnet Drama Festival’s best Female Lead for two years running.
Her experience on the Stage and behind the scenes has led to her writing a number of plays and monologues. Her work both epitomises – and gives a fresh twist to – the tradition of Great British Comedy.
Her play I love you Moore is available from Silver Birchington plays. She is from North London.

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Geoff Brown

About Geoff Brown

Geoff Brown was born in Lancaster. After graduating with an MA in Modern History from Sidney Sussex College Cambridge he had a business management career before spending thirteen years as a partner in Heidrick and Struggles a leading global headhunting firm. Geoff is widely travelled with a particular love of Italy which he has visited dozens of times. He is a member of Watford Writers. Geoff lives with his Danish wife in Hertfordshire.

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Windswept Writing

About Windswept Writing

Windswept Writing Community meets monthly to share stories, solve writing conundrums and develop our craft. The group is open to anyone who shares our passion for storytelling and can spare a couple of hours on a Sunday afternoon to chat.

See more about Windswept here.

Plays by Windswept Writing


Patrick Dunn

About Patrick

Prior to the time he spent in West Africa as an education management advisor Patrick had a long career in education in the UK – mainly in the Further Education sector – initially as a teacher/lecturer and subsequently as a senior manager. Since his retirement from education he has established himself as a dealer in rare books. He was born in South Yorkshire but grew up in Norfolk and has also lived in Canada. He graduated in Philosophy, has three daughters and lived in London. Patrick sadly died on 15 November 2021, having approved the published version the Friday before.

Books by Patrick