Trevor Belshaw hails from the beautiful county of Nottinghamshire. He is a published writer with articles, poems and short stories published in magazines as diverse as the retrospective Best of British magazine, the new writer’s magazine, First Edition, and the family friendly magazine, Ireland’s Own. He has also had work accepted by Yours magazine and This England. Trevor, writing under the name of Trevor Forest (website HERE,) is the author of eleven children’s books and is currently working on the twelfth. His children’s novel, Peggy Larkin’s War is available on Kindle and in paperback from the Trevor Forest Website.
Trevor’s other children’s books, Magic Molly; The Mirror Maze, Magic Molly; Gloop, Magic Molly; The Yellow Eye, Abigail Pink’s Angel, Faylinn Frost and the Snow Faires and Stanley Stickle Hates Homework are now all available via Kindle or paperback from Trevor Forest website.
Trevor was a regular contributor to ‘The Pages, magazine. He has had poetry published in three anthologies. One poem is included in the anthology of best entries in the Farringdon Poetry Competition and two others are included in a Charity anthology for children with arthritic conditions, entitled, ‘Another Haircut.’ In 2010 his poem Clicking Gran was published in an anthology for autistic children, fabulously entitled, ‘Shambelurkling and Other Stories.’ His short story, Dinner for Two was selected for inclusion in the recently published charity anthology by Bridge House Publishing, 100 Stories for Haiti. The book set a host of publishing records when it was put together in less than six weeks from idea to published book. Full details can be found here: http://www.100storiesforhaiti.org Trevor’s short story ‘Detention’ was included in the 50 Stories for Pakistan, charity anthology in 2010. He also has an editor’s guest story published in another charity anthology, 100 Stories for Queensland.
Trevor’s children’s poem, ‘Clicking Gran,’ about a child who discovers that his Grandma is really a witch, was long listed in the Plough Prize children’s competition in 2009. Many of his short stories and poems are published by Ether Books on their Iphone app. An app for the Android platform will hopefully appear later in the year.
Two of Trevor’s stories have been selected for publication in the forthcoming Cafe Lit 2011 anthology. His short story. Hail The New was published in the Christmas anthology Deck The Halls in summer, 2012. The Quest is to be published in The Best of Friday Flash 2012.
Trevor’s adult novel, Tracy’s Hot Mail was released on 20th January 2012 by Crooked Cat Publishing and is avialable on Kindle, Smashwords, Nook, Apple Ipad, Iphone and Android. Readers can download the free Amazon PC Kindle app to enable them to read Kindle books on their computer screens.
His romantic triology, Blind Date, was published by Cafe Lit in February 2012. http://creativecafeproject.co.uk/BlindDate.aspx
His article After the Flood, which tells the story of how my family had to be rescued from our flooded house by the fire brigade has been published in Best of British magazine March 2012 edition.
Trevor has released two new books for the summer holidays 2012. The Wishnotist and Magic Molly, book 3, The Yellow Eye.
Tracy’s Hot Mail was published in paperback by Crookled Cat Publishing on 24th Aug 2012 Tracy’s Hot Mail on Amazon
On November 18th 2012 Trevor Released his ninth children’s book. Stanley Stickle Does NOT Have A Girlfriend on the Kindle and in paperback on Amazon.
Trevor’s short story, Hail The New was published in the paperback version of the Deck The Halls anthology by Emergent Publishing in December 2012.
Two of Trevor’s short stories have been selected for publication in The Best of Cafe Lit 2012
The first of Trevor’s Steampunk stories; The Instant Messaging Machine, was published by Cafe Lit in Feb 2o13
Trevor’s short story, The Zombie Poets, was published in Awesome magazine in March 2013
The second Steampunk story The Bath O Matic, was published by Cafe Lit in April 2013
The short story, A Fond Farewell was published in Awesome magazine in April 2013
Designer Shorts, an Ebook of short stories, excerpts from work in progress and a selection of poems, was published by T A Belshaw in April 2013
The third Steampunk story, The Time Machine, was published by Cafe Lit in June 2013
Writing as Trevor Forest, Magic Molly; Christmas Carole was released in Sept 2013.
Magic Molly, The Fire Witch released October 2o13
Tracy’s Celebrity Hot Mail. Published by Crooked Cat Publishing. August 12th 2014.
Café Lit publishes two of Trevor’s stories in The Best of Café Lit Vol 3
Two poems and a story are published in The Shamberlurklers Return in 2014
Magic Molly book 6, Halloween Hattie was released in December 2014
Writing as Trevor Forest. The 7th Magic Molly book, The Murky Marshes, is due to be published in August 2015.
The third book in the Stanley Stickle series, For One Night Only, will be published in Autumn 2015.
Out of Control, a noir suspense novella, was published in August 2015
Trevor is currently working on a book for older children titled, A Ride on the Eastern Belle.
An Awkward Encounter. T A Belshaw’s short story was included in the Refugees Welcome Anthology published in December 2015.