You Gotta Read Videos - In All Probability

See the video here: You Gotta Read Videos: February 2011 Entry #11 In All Probability: Title: "In All Probability" Author: Steve Morris Trailer Creator: Eloquent Enraptures In All Probability features Thirty short stories based on some bizarrely backfiring scenarios. Each story is short enough to fit neatly into your coffee break or into the bus ride home. "The themes of destiny, chance and kismet are fascinating ones..."  (Country and Border Life Book Club) "A succinct precise style" (The Truth About Books) "perfect for a quick read on a coffee break..." - - - "something to entertain even the most ardent of critics..." ( MMU Success magazine ) "readers will be beguiled by Morris's version of an everyday world where probabilities turn out to be different from the ones expected" (The Short Review) Find out more about the book. .

Planet put under the gaze of Damocles

The Derby Telegraph invites readers to submit short stories. Here is a piece by Neal James, titled 'Planet put under the gaze of Damocles'  Click link to read Neal James is the author of three books: 'A Ticket to Tewkesbury' , 'Short Stories - Volume One' and 'Two Little Dicky Birds'

Book Savvy Spotlight on Steve Morris

Bringing you exclusive interviews with authors featured in the Book Savvy Newsletter. Our Guest is Steve Morris, author of 'In all Probability' and 'Jumble Tales' - both books are collections of short stories. Steve is a teacher of maths and science. Despite a background in mathematics and science, one major part of Steve’s life is his love of quality English literature. He collects and owns many classic first editions. Enjoy the interview.  Q1. Can you tell us a little about yourself and your book 'Jumble Tales'? I'm a travelling teacher of students who are too ill to get to school. I also teach science and maths in schools and am also an examiner. I love my job and am currently enjoying life in my new rural home near the England/Wales border. Jumble Tales" is a collection of fatalistic, random chance-based tales and builds on my first short story collection "In All Probability", this collection is smoother, more mature, and b

Book of the month - Country & Border Life magazine.

Jumble Tales is the Book of the month in the January edition of the Country & Border Life magazine .   Find out more about Jumble Tales .

Book Savvy Spotlight on Derek Smith

Bringing you exclusive interviews with authors featured in the Book Savvy Newsletter. Ou r Guest is Derek Smith, author of ' No Cousin of Mine ' -A book about true life post - war stories.  The foreword to this book has been written by John Noakes, probably the most famous of all the presenters of the Blue Peter programme. Enjoy the interview. Q1: Can you tell us a little about your book, 'No Cousin of Mine'? The title 'No Cousin of Mine' is taken from a favourite drinking song of Number 256 RAF squadron that was serving in Western Germany shortly after the end of the Second World War. The book is a sequence of real life stories involving a young man and his comrades during their time of National Service. It is about being conscripted into a rigidly disciplined, sometimes harsh system and learning how to survive. It is about young lads, most only 18, entering this system and emerging after 2 years as men. It is about learning to make the system

Author Spotlight with Steve Morris

An interview by Katie Salidas, ' Written In Blood' Blog Friday, November 26, 2010 K.S. Hello and welcome to the blog. I am very excited to have you here. Why don’t we start off with a small introduction? Tell us a little about yourself. S.M. So great to be here. Nice to meet you. My name is Steve Morris and I am based in the North West of the UK. In 2009 I wrote a book of short stories called “In All Probability” which was well-received by the Press. Despite a range of reviews including comments such as “an often disturbing imagination”, I was greatly encouraged by the reception of my first effort. For a living, I travel around my region to teach math and science to students who are too ill to get to school. Some stories that I wrote in my teenage years found their way into magazines, so I compiled a collection of them into a book with the help of a publisher. Now I am back with a second complimentary collection of (longer) shorts called “Jumble Tales.” K.S. Any inte

Book Savvy Spotlight on Julius Falconer

Bringing you exclusive interviews with authors featured in the Book Savvy Newsletter. Our Guest is Julius Falconer, a retired teacher and member of the Crime Writers’ Association. He writes detective stories that are clever, witty, erudite and stylish. The novels are a genuinely refreshing approach to good old murder mystery, a new style of penmanship for the hardened mystery fan. Enjoy the interview. Q1: Can you tell us a little about your book (The Spider's Banquet) featured in the of Book Savvy Newsletter? A valuable mediaeval manuscript is kept, unknown except to a few scholars, in an isolated monastery, until, in a bewildering sequence of events, it is copied, sold and stolen - not necessarily in that order - and the focus of deaths. Real history is interwoven with fiction as the detectives seek to unravel the web of deceit and murder and to identify the spider at its centre. (The title is a reference to Roussel's ballet of 1913, but its relevance becomes prop