Beryl P. Brown
Beryl recently moved back to East Anglia after an absence of many years and is enjoying the novelty of being close to her family again. She has had success in many competitions, including The Yeovil Prize, The Fish Flash Fiction competition, Winchester Writers’ Festival and Writing Magazine. Her short stories have been published in magazines, newspapers and anthologies. She has a Creative Writing Masters Degree from Manchester Metropolitan University. Her debut novel, set in Dorset at the end of World War Two, is currently with Agents and she has begun a sequel.
Beryl P. Brown in 60 seconds
When did you start writing?2000 The New Forest
What do you love about Short Stories?The challenge of making every word count
Do you write in other forms?Novels, flash fiction, articles,occasionally poetry
What distracts you from writing?Home and family
Outside of writing, what are your other passions?Reading, learning, going to the theatre
What is your favourite book?The Road by Cormac McCarthy
Who are your favourite writers?Anne Tyler, Ian McEwan and Anita Shreve
Where is your dream location?The Isles of Scilly
What one item would you put into Room 101?Know-alls
Do you have any advice for new writers?Edit, edit, edit
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Beryl P. Brown
'If we were still in our old house and not this one - this boat - I’d be out with my mates or we’d be in each other’s houses, gaming or just chilling. I couldn’t believe it when Dad said there was no phone signal and no internet on this rust-bucket.' A story about a boy settling into a new life. Would appeal to eleven to fourteen years olds.
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