Stories by John Steinberg

Welcome to Reality!

Six weeks to go and we still had no idea who was going to be playing the role of our leading man, let alone the five other members of the cast and a stage manager to look after the show.... Continue Reading →

The Makings Of A Playwright

So, we were going to turn my story about the former clothing manufacturer with a song up his sleeve into a play. Good I thought! I had eventually found a home for all those one-liners.  Wrong again! Ray, who had far... Continue Reading →

Just a minor setback…

Now I had developed those lines into a range of greetings cards, would anyone share my unusual brand of humour? I wondered. The answer after presenting my wares to all and sundry was an emphatic ‘NO!’. They were either too caustic... Continue Reading →

A line for everyday

For me the desire to start writing was more a quest to see my own thoughts in print rather than any hope of making an impression on the literary world. I had always been interested in comedy and I wanted... Continue Reading →

Launching Shimon the book 31st March 2014

My novel, Shimon is published on the 31st March 2014 and advance copies can be placed on Amazon  by adding to your wish list - click here to pre-order. Set in the bustling streets, glorious palaces and fearsome gladiatorial arenas... Continue Reading →

From businessman to writer

What happens to a fifty-something man going through a mid life crisis? I’ve not done much research on the subject but I would guess if he has the means he buys a flashy sports car or if he has a... Continue Reading →

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