1. VM co-author of Branch line to Southwold is the founder of Middleton Press, which has published all his works since 1978.
2. VM illustrator of God made all the colours was born in Yorkshire, attended Wakefield Art College, and worked in commercial art studios before moving to Liverpool, where he worked in art agencies, chainstore advertising studios and large printing houses. He became a freelance book designer and illustrator securing commissions for NWF, RSPCA, National Trust and RNLI.
3. Victor Mitchell. Science fiction author.