John Fish B.Sc. Publishers of Tenby in Wales (UK)

PRESELI BLUESTONES

TENBY OBSERVER: "In what is believed to be a World First for Wales, the novel Preseli Bluestones has been simultaneously published in paperback and on the Internet via the publisher's Preseli Bluestones Internet Subscription Channel."

WESTERN TELEGRAPH: "Tenby-born author turns redundancy into publishing venture ... the philosophy of the company is the publication of Modern Literature with a Pembrokeshire Theme."

ATLAS-LINKS NEWS: "Preseli Bluestones is a science fiction novel featuring aspects of Pembrokeshire's history and folklore, so exploring Pembrokeshire's relationship with Stonehenge via the Bluestones of the Preseli Mountains."

TENBY TIMES: "Redundancy can destroy some people but for one local man it has become a star-studded opportunity ... When John Fish left his post at Texaco in 1997, he turned his unemployment situation to good, drawing on his skill and working experience as a technical author by launching out into publishing ... With the help of an Enterprise Allowance of 30 per week for a year, he redesigned his future to start John Fish Publishers ... Using a distinctive green/grey/blue star logo, John started 'Star of Pembrokeshire Series Paperbacks' which includes 'A Tenby Lifeboat Family' by Avis Nixon, 'Silly Mid Off' by Dave Ainsworth and 'Preseli Bluestones' by Sion Pysgod."

WELSH BOOKS COUNCIL : "An unusual novel incorporating a science-fiction theme with a concoction of aspects of the history and folklore of Pembrokeshire and recent events in the life of the area.""Nofel anarferol sy'n ymgorfforiad o thema wyddonias ynghyd chymysgedd o agweddau ar hanes a chwedloniaeth Sir Benfro a digwyddiadau diweddar yn yr ardal."