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 with first letter M

Teresa Madiedo

Ms. Teresa Cristina Madiedo Cabello began her classical guitar studies in 1970, under Professor Fransisqueta Vallalta, and continuing, principally, under Professor Carlos Molina in1972, at the Amadeo Roldan Music Conservatory, acquiring her classical guitar concentration music degree in 1983 at the Instituto Superior de Arte. She has performed in concerts and recitals, throughout Cuba, in Mexico, Costa Rica, Algeria, Ecuador, and the U.S.A. She taught at the Manuel Saumell Children Conservatory, Escuela Nacional de Música, “ENA”, both in La ... 

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Mainbrace

 

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Michael B. Malone

Michael B. Malone spent his formative years in Edinburgh before leaving school at sixteen in pursuit of freedom. After a spell in the Forestry Commission in Northern Scotland, he joined the RAF where he served for five years, two of them in Gibraltar, with fond memories of traveling around Europe on his scooter. On his return to Scotland, he focused on academia and completed a B.Sc. (Hons) degree in Physics, following wich he started his career as a mathematics teacher. Michael is happily married with two children and among his pastimes is ... 

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Sean Maple

Sean Maple was born in April 1936 in Wimbledon, London. At the end of the war, his family moved down to Kent. As a youngster in the 1950’s Sean took jobs which allowed him to continue playing the jazz trombone in the evenings not giving much thought to the future. Between 1972 and 1975 Sean trained as teacher. He taught in a county primary junior school until his retirement in 1996 at the age of 60. Sean played in various jazz bands, mainly in East Kent, until 2019. He has done weekend tours in Belgium, France and Germany. These were great ... 

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Philip Jay Marlin

Philip Jay Marlin was born in Queens, NYC, on October 16, 1963 to Kenneth and Rebecca who had a short-lived marriage. His mother taught him to love art and words at an early age. She showed him how to paint with acrylics when he was ten. While in college in the late 1980s he was experimenting with writing song lyrics until an acquaintance gave him a copy of the slim volume of Whitman’s 1855 version of Leaves of Grass. It was after this reading that he decided to devote himself to poetry. Soon after college he also began his visual art ... 

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Martha Harper and Arunas Bizokas

Arunas Bizokas is a nine time World Professional International Standard Ballroom Champion. Arunas holds a Master’s in Education and US Terpsichore Certifications in International Standard, American Ballroom, International Latin and Theatre Arts. In addition to his professional competitive dance career, he is a coach, teacher, international adjudicator and astute businessman owning two dance studios, one in Canada and one in Lithuania. Martha A. Harper also holds a Master’s in Education. She is an author, instructional designer and former legal ... 

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Audrey Maureen Martin

Audrey Martin, born in 1954, grew up in Cape town and was mostly home-schooled. She is a free spirit, which is reflected in everything she has done in her life. She was married in 1979 and subsequently widowed. She paints in water colour and other media. She is a beauty therapist by profession and loves cooking. She is also a capable handy-person, undertaking projects around her home in Marina Da Gama, a unique housing estate on an estuary adjoining Muizenberg, Cape Town. She is a sincere loving person with great passion and a lust for life.

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Mandi Martin

Mandi Martin is 30 years old and lives in Birmingham. Of Virtue and Damnation is her debut novel. Having suffered from mental illness as a child, writing was always an outlet for her. Through her work she tries to tackle these issues and one of her aims is to show people, young and old that it is good to be different! As well as writing, Mandi also enjoys ballet and exploring different places, in particular, graveyards.

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Rafael Martínez-Pardo

Rafael Martinez-Pardo is a retired Professor of Physiology with a PhD in Biology. Having taught physiology at the Universidad de Valencia for 28 years and published over 60 scientific papers, he has now begun writing fiction, The Colonial Captain being his debut novel; he also enjoys gardening and cycling. He is married, and has four children and six grandchildren.

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Thokozani S.B. Maseko

Thokozani Maseko was born in Piggs Peak, Swaziland and lives in Mbabane. Thokozani holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from the University of Swaziland and an MBA in Management from Marymount California University. His favourite activities are reading, writing poetry and novels, playing soft music on his guitar, and writing and reciting long and short stories inspired by real life events. His writing career reached a turning point in High School when he took part in a drama writing competition hosted by Macmillan Publishers. His ... 

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Fankie Obed Masilela

Frankie Obed Masilela was born in Katlehong, Gauteng Province in South Africa and he currently lives in Pretoria. He is a Social Science Graduate from University of South Africa. He became an entrepreneur at the age of fifteen, attending formal school as well as running a small business. He worked in private and government sector and resigned at the end of 2010. Started a successful family business. He is married with three children, all boys. His hobbies are reading, watching movies, walking, travelling and writing.

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Wendy Mason

Wendy enjoyed a successful career in health service management, educational strategy and lecturing, and has previously published several education-related articles in various magazines. She began writing fiction when she took early retirement. She now lives in Cornwall with her husband, Harold, who supplies endless support and cups of tea while she writes. Her daughter, Rachael, and her family live close by, and also provide never-ending encouragement.

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Gabrielle Mayfield

Gabrielle Mayfield is an HR professional working in the field of talent management and leadership development. She was born and raised in Germany and holds a Master’s degree in English & American Literature and Sociology. Her keen interest in understanding human relationships and behavior inspired her to write her debut novel in 2015. She gives insights into the human heart, the mind and what motivates individuals to engage in partnerships and marriage in a time when divorce rates are at an all-time high. When she is not working or writing ... 

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Kathryn McGarry

Kathryn McGarry, born in Manchester, and now living in Birmingham trained as a Primary School Teacher after working in Investment Banking in London. That is where her interest in writing children's fiction began. 'Toy Soldiers' is an intelligent and moving debut book and we look forward to her next project. 

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Maggie K. McLean-Crowther

Maggie K. McLean-Crowther was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. She attended Linlithgow Academy. She moved to Leeds West Yorkshire where she became a Building Manager. She had to retire due to mental health issues. She is engaged with two beautiful children. She enjoys walking her dogs, cycling, walking and reading. Her skill is being a good listener who is empathic. She feels that she failed as a mother due to her mental health issues caused by her childhood and one highly stressful relationship. She feels that writing and publishing this book ... 

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Nóra Mercz

Nora Mercz, born in Budapest, did not prepare for making music her career. She started playing the harp just for the love it at the age of 16. Encouraged by her teachers, she took an entrance examination and was admitted to year 5 of the Bartók Béla Conservatory. Hereupon she pursued studies and obtained her artist-teacher diploma at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. She could not accept invitations for grants in West-Berlin and New York, but she was given a two-year postgraduate scholarship in the Soviet Union in 1971. She was delighted to ... 

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