Wonderful News! Seaglass And Other Stories is here!

The anthology of the first Black Pear Press Short Story Competition is available direct from Black Pear Press and also from Amazon as an eBook or a paperback, click here. Taking its title from the winning story ‘Seaglass’ by Rebecca Burns, and consisting of twenty varied and marvellous short stories, this book is the perfect […]

‘Tales From The Forest’–a great read

A successful playwright, Mark Billen has turned his hand to short stories. He says ‘You won’t find The Forest, Whytteford, Humbury, Salchester, or any of the villages, on a map.’ His wonderful locations in which ‘Tales from the Forest’ is set include Whytteford, with a church in ‘a rather isolated spot in a hidden valley,’ […]

Writers Of The Future–Young Writer Anthology 2014

Worcestershire LitFest and Rotary D1100 eClub’s first anthology of the Young Writer entries in this year’s June competition was launched at St Swithun’s Institute in December 2014. Competition prizewinners read their stories of up to 300 words based on the theme Before the War or A Prelude to War. All but two of the shortlisted […]

Fifty Flashes Of Fiction

Fifty Flashes Of Fiction is here! The new anthology of Worcestershire LitFest & Fringe’s Flash Fiction competition is now available. This much awaited book was well-received at the launch in Worcester 30th November 2014. The audience were treated to readings from the first and second prizewinners and many other flash fashionistas. Get your copies via […]