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JOHN WALTON  FWC member John Walton's is a steampunk writer. His short story, "The Justin Thyme Escape Capsule," was included in an anthology titled "Of Airships and Automatons: Tales of Steam and Science" published by Witty Bard Publishing (http://www.wittybardpublishing.com )

John is also a radio broadcaster.

BRENDA BANNISTER  FWC member and Frome Festival Short Story Competition organiser Brenda Bannister is a founder member of the Frome Writers' Collective. She started writing regularly when she retired to Frome and began attending classes by Alison Clink, Jill Harris and Jane Elmor. She won second prize in the Wells Literary Festival short story contest in 2012 and has had a number of stories published.

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TIM LUTHER has written London, Luck and Love as a Kindle e-book under the name of Tim Addams. You can find Tim's book HERE  Tim is a presenter on Frome FM

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FWC member Jean Lowe has published her very useful ‘A Survivor’s Practical Travel Guide to Parish Councils’ as both a paperback and an e-book.

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Alison Clink's is a writing tutor and has had several short stories published. Her memoir,

The Man Who Didn't Go To Newcastle, is available from Troubador publishers.  


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FWC writer Colin Coles has published two books, ' Atlantic Hijack' adn 'Dancing on the Beach'.

Colin is also a poet and has published a number of his poems.

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David has published a self-help writing book and two detective novels based in Bath.


Joffre writes and publishes children's books. Look out for his Frog series.


Rosie is a poet and writing tutor who has just published her second poetry book, 'The Light Box'.

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NIKKI COPLESTON  Nikki is a trustee of Frome Writers' Collective, a member of the Frome Small Publishers' Fair group and a member of West of England Authors group. She is due to bring out her crime detective novel The Shame of Innocence' as the first book under the banner of Silver Crow Books this November.

Read her blog at at nikkicopleston.com.