A brilliant book to take on the train or for when you’re waiting to do something else – so good to have a set of short stories by different and talented writers that you can dip in and out of…click here for more information Get ‘Short Stories from Black Pear’ via PayPal. Thirty-four different shortContinue reading “Short Stories”
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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 perfectContinue reading “Wonderful News! Seaglass And Other Stories is here!”
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 viaContinue reading “Fifty Flashes Of Fiction”
Tim Cranmore, Worcestershire Poet Laureate 2013, launches his first poetry collection
The First Ever Black Pear Press Short Story Competition!
Short Story Competition 2014 – CLOSED The first Black Pear Press (BPP) Short Story Competition is now open Closing Date Friday 26 September 2014 Send us your short story maximum 1500 words Entry fee: £5 per story For rules see below Judges: Authors Rod Griffiths, Tony Judge and novelist and award winning short story writerContinue reading “The First Ever Black Pear Press Short Story Competition!”
Seeds of Destruction
The seeds of destruction have their roots in Simon’s bitter and lonely childhood. On the death of his grandfather he becomes wealthy enough to abandon his teaching job and, with ruthless determination, plans to remove anyone who stands between him and the attainment of his dream. Gradually losing all touch with reality, his behaviour becomesContinue reading “Seeds of Destruction”
Coming Soon! Jimmy Cricket
The newest title from Black Pear Press, Jimmy Cricket, will be published soon, so watch out for the launch date. Jimmy Cricket by Kevin Brooke is about that exciting and yet terrifying time in life, the early-to-mid-teens. Seen through the eyes of the main character, Jimmy Latham, this story shows how teenagers can, with theContinue reading “Coming Soon! Jimmy Cricket”
Portraits of Prose
Portraits of Prose Andrew Owens Portraits of Prose is a collection of compelling short stories, each with the power to draw you in and leave a lasting impression. Each tale is concise, unique and well sustained and there is sincerity and feeling in every word. Whether it be the emotionally driven ‘30 Seconds’, the intenseContinue reading “Portraits of Prose”