The Stroud Short Stories YouTube Channel

Videos of nine of the ten authors who read at the May 2018 event On Pulling Newts from Ponds & Other Stories

To watch the video just click on the link below the author's image. Thank you David Penny (author of the Thomas Berrington historical mysteries) for these videos.

Video: Nastasya Parker reads From Newcastle With Love

Video: Steve Wheeler reads Fashion in Men's Footwear - Late 20th Century

Video: Val Ormrod reads The IFairy

Video: Jason Jackson reads Here are the New Men

Video: Joanna Campbell reads The Journey to Everywhere

Video: Sarah Chapman reads On Pulling Newts from Ponds

Video: Rick Vick reads Surprise

Video: Nick Browne reads The Stardust Girl 
Video: Judith Gunn reads #peace

All You Need Is Love. Or Is It? Sunday 5 November 2017 - Listen to Recordings of the Stories

No video this time, but instead we have audio recordings of six of the stories being read by their authors for our 'All You Need is Love. Or is It? evening. The other four are unavailable for either technical or contractual reasons.

Very many thanks to Del Lakin-Smith for these recordings.

Click on the links under the images to listen to the stories being read by their authors and introduced by SSS organiser, John Holland  -

A Ship Called Crazy & Other Stories Sunday 21 May 2017 at the SVA in Stroud - the Stories on Video.

They are rather dark (lighting rather than contents) but the sound quality is fine.

Thank you for the videos, David Penny

Click on the links under the images to watch/hear the ten stories in the order they were performed by their authors -

The Apocalypse Alphabet & Other Stories Sunday 20 November 2016 at the SVA in Stroud - the Stories on Video

Click on the links next to the images to watch/hear the ten stories in the order they were performed by their authors -

Alex Clark reads The Thief

Steve Wheeler reads Sculpted Bones

Andrew Stevenson reads Letter of Complaint

Nastasya Parker reads The Apocalypse Alphabet

Chloe Turner reads While the Mynah Bird Watched

Natalie Lee reads The Night

Kate O'Grady reads Porange 

Mark Graham reads Wayland Smith-Warrior of the Milky Way

Geoff Mead reads The Acorn and the Oak

(Videos by David Penny. Snaps by Tim Byford. Thank you both.)

SSS at Cheltenham LitFest 10 October 2016

Watch our sell-out special fifth birthday event in the Little Big Top at the October 2016 Cheltenham Literature Festival. In fact you can choose which story or stories to enjoy. 

The sound quality is much better than for the Eerie Evening event in 2015. Many thanks indeed to historical novelist David Penny who videoed the evening.

Here are our seven authors in the order in which they read on the evening. Just click on the links below.

SSS organiser John Holland introduces the evening

Debbie Young reads The Alchemy of Chocolate

Philip Douch reads Trog and Kron Almost Get It Right

Ali Bacon reads Silver Harvest

Andrew Stevenson reads A Good Old-fashioned Copper

Rick Vick reads Seeing

Mel Golding reads A Small Change

Bill Jones reads The Vampires in the Basement