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Bettine Manktelow

Bettine ManktelowBETTINE MANKTELOW is a playwright whose plays are extremely popular amongst amateur dramatic companies.   Most of her plays have been published either by Samuel French Publishing Company or by Jasper Publishing.


Her collection of short stories, Mostly About Men, will be published by Guilton Press in June 2008.


Her first novel NO TIME FOR TEARS was published two years ago and the sequel THE GOSSAMER THREAD will be published next year by Guilton Press. 


You can read more about Bettine here.




Paul Curd

Paul Curd studied creative writing at the University of Kent at Canterbury, graduating in 2005. Since then, he has had around thirty short stories published in the UK and abroad (apparently, he is popular in Scandinavia!). Several of his poems have been published in the small press. His novel The Belfast Boy was shortlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association 2006 Debut Dagger Award and is currently with a publisher. His subsequent novel, An Honourable Man, was one of the 100 winners of the Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook 2007 novel writing competition. Paul is Chair of Deal Writers, a flourishing group based in the East Kent seaside town. He runs workshops and seminars on the art of fiction and is a founder member of Word Fountain, a co-operative group of writers who teach creative writing. He also reviews books for The Bookbag.

You can contact Paul through his website.






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