Committee Members


Chair – Patrick Mahon

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Patrick has been writing fiction since the early 2000s. He mostly writes science fiction, with occasional forays into fantasy and horror. He also writes book and film reviews and other factual articles for various outlets. During the week he runs the government affairs programme for a national recycling charity.


 Vice Chair – Jan Halstead

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Treasurer – Rosy Edwards

Rosy Edwards

Rosy discovered creative writing in 2012 and has attended a variety of courses and workshops to develop techniques and explore different genres.  She enters short story and flash fiction competitions whenever she can extricate herself from the undergrowth of her gardening business.

Secretary – Hywela Lyn

An ‘exile’ from rural Wales, Lyn writes under her first two names ‘Hywela Lyn’. She loves all animals, especially horses and dogs and spends much of her time  outdoors, or metaphorically travelling ‘out of this world,’ writing Science fiction and fantasy romance.


Other Committee Members

Bill Swan


Jonathan Bullard


Jonathan has been writing for as long as he can remember and made his first attempt at a novel at the age of 12. His current output takes the form of occasional short stories and reviews of books or films, but he intends to return to writing novels one day.


Sue Kittles


Sue joined a creative writing class about 4 years ago and met members of Chiltern Writers, subsequently joining the group. She enjoys entering writing competitions and attending workshops. This has developed her writing, and there is a novel brewing in there somewhere.

Sarah Shelby