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”

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”

Aimless Fear

Get it now from Amazon, UK customers click here Non-UK customers can get it from Amazon too click here eBook: click here Rod Griffiths acknowledges ‘the fine folk who run NaNoWriMo each year. It may seem like a daft idea to write a novel in a month, but it is fun and it got theContinue reading “Aimless Fear”

Chatterton

GREAT NEWS! Chatterton is out as an eBook! To read on Kindle and other platforms click here. A limited first edition of 50 copies of this pamphlet signed by the author. PAPERBACK VERSION–SOLD OUT! UK postage: Non-UK postage: Black Pear Press published ‘Chatterton’, a series of poems about the 17 year old starving poet inContinue reading “Chatterton”

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!”

Flashes of Fiction

As Mike Alma says, ‘You are getting 73 … yes, 73 different stories in one book.” All this for just £5.00 plus P&P. Following our fabulous launch event, UK customers can get the anthology ‘Flashes of Fiction’ via PayPal Non-UK customers can purchase the anthology here:   The print and eBook are available from AmazonContinue reading “Flashes of Fiction”