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”

The Not So Stories

Prof Rod Griffiths has always admired Kipling’s Just So Stories. Kipling was expansive in his style and enjoyed playing with words. For example, we are told that the Whale: “ate the Starfish and the Garfish, and the Crab and the Dab, and the Plaice and the Dace, and the Skate and his mate, and theContinue reading “The Not So Stories”

The Girl From Midfoxfields

Michael W Thomas’s latest collection of poems is available in both print and eBook versions from Black Pear and Amazon. UK postage: Non-UK postage: Also available from Amazon. For a paperback copy click here. For the eBook click here. About the Author “Since 2004, Dr. Michael Wyndham Thomas has helped develop and spearhead the workshopsContinue reading “The Girl From Midfoxfields”

Look out Kidderminster! Black Pear Press at BHG!

If you missed our Launch event in December, here’s a second chance. Black Pear Press will launch their Short Stories Anthology 16:30 Sunday 16 March in Kidderminster DY10 1EW at The BHG (Boar’s Head Gallery), the venue used for Mouth & Music. The stories in the anthology reflect the diverse talents of people living andContinue reading “Look out Kidderminster! Black Pear Press at BHG!”

LitFest Flash Anthology Launch

Worcestershire LitFest and Fringe is launching the second Flash Fiction anthology from writers in the WLF Flash Fiction competition. Black Pear Press is pleased to publish this anthology. Selected writers will be reading their Flashes Sunday 19 January 2014, starting at 4pm. Competition organiser and judge, Lindsay Stanberry-Flynn, and judge Calum Kerr, will be atContinue reading “LitFest Flash Anthology Launch”

Black Pear Anthology – Paperback and eBook

UK customers can get ‘Short Stories from Black Pear’ via PayPal.  You are getting 34 different short stories by talented writers in one book. UK postage: Non-UK postage: In the UK, follow this link for the paperback from Amazon: Short Stories from Black Pear Vol 1 and this link for the eBook version: Short StoriesContinue reading “Black Pear Anthology – Paperback and eBook”