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Order The Repossession
by Sam Hawksmoor

Smart, dark and graceful,
this story is sure to
send chills down your spine
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Evie Seo - Bookish Blog
Review

Read the sequel:
The Hunting out now
'Pacy and moving. Genie
will break your heart'

 


 

The International Writers Magazine:
2013 Hackwriters Archive Samples
BY MONTH  
JANUARY: Marriage
Michelle D’costa

Seema slathered bathing gel onto her calloused palms. Oh! How much she craved these hours of solace. She had to be quick though there was still an hour to go before he would arrive
Guns & The American Experiment
James Campion

Every second the American Experiment remains in motion human nature is on trial.
The Hitcher of '46   
Martin Green

It was 1946. He was 17, a high school senior. He’d been let off on the main street of a small Midwestern town. It was mid-afternoon. He hadn’t eaten since the morning. 
FEBRUARY: Three Deadly Sins in Spain
James Skinner

In February, 2009 the newspaper ‘El Pais’ uncovered a massive network of bribery and corruption that was codenamed ‘The Gürtel Case’ that involved Madrid and Valencia, governed by the conservatives.
It’s About Time
Walli F. Leff

As New Year’s Eve approached, my husband and I mulled over how we might celebrate this hedonic fiesta of bidding the time past good-bye and embarking on a fresh supply of new minutes in an excited public countdown in New York.
Author Interview
A Q & A with Sam Hawksmoor on the launch of his new YA time travel novel set in 1941 & 2013. 'The Repercussions of Tomas D'
MARCH: Still Dancin'
Dean Borok

Anybody who wants to get a thumbnail of the changing demographic of American society would do well to take a ride uptown to the Lorenz Latin Dance Studio on 110th Street
I’m only a girl [?]
Umm-e-Aiman Vejlani

For centuries wide, we have automatically grilled the female gender for being pernickety over selecting a prince charming of her dreams to support her for life
Father & Daughter
Dan Beckmann

As a teenager, every April 16th, over a cup of coffee, Lauren and I would reminisce. We’d mark a new year, talk about our past trips, and dream of places yet to see
APRIL: The North Korean Big Bang Theory
Isabella Kerr

North Korea has regained the world’s attention in recent weeks with the drama of nuclear weapons, the threat of war, UN sanctions and promises of retaliation
The Old Man and the GMC
Tyrel Nelson

I’m looking left, waiting to go right. The traffic of the two-lane highway steadily races by. I lean over the dash and squint to discern if there are any gaps amongst the leadfooters...
Waves
Abigail George

I am having fish and nothing else. Fish rubbed with salt and pepper into its belly. Food has become compensation for love, the phases of the moon, for a collection of short stories, for shame, for fantasy, for literary revelation
MAY: How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love The Shield Law
James Campion

Just received notice from the Federal Bureau of Investigation that I am a criminal. Well, could be a criminal. Aim to be a criminal? Not sure.
The Hunting by Sam Hawksmoor
Evie Seo review
'... fast-paced, thrilling, ambitious and thought-provoking, you'll definitely love this
The Rescue of Duke

Leroy B Vaughn
I was trying to make small talk with one of the men that hand washed our pick-up truck, when I looked towards something moving behind the chain link fence.
“Is that a rat,” my wife asked
JUNE: The World's Outsiders
James Morford

Has there ever been an ethnicity so little understood? In Europe they are called Roma (Romanies), Americans call them Gypsies.
Sweden Bound
Bradley J Thornton

Living in Southern California I had a difficult time finding cold weather clothes, the ski slopes are a few hours away and not many stores stock thermal underwear
Street Actors in Lima
Joey Carney

I haven't every really seen another city in the world where people are as resourceful as in Lima, whether the con-artists, the beggars, the businessmen, or real artists.
JULY: South Africa-Namibia (Pt 1)
Tabytha Towe

Yearning to return to Cape Town since I left as a naïve, wild and broken-hearted 20 year old in 2003, I finally I made it again...
Everything is Disease
James Campion

First things first; it is official that everything is now a disease
Creating Teen Role Models in the Dystopia
Sam Hawksmoor

You have to train to be tough
AUGUST: New York City Blues
Dean Borok
19.08.13
For a hugely Democratic city like New York to regularly cough up Republican hairballs is an indication of the emotional dysfunction of its ruling classes

The Gardener From Ochakov by Andrey Kurkov, translation by Amanda Love Darragh- Charlie Dickinson review
Given my satisfaction with his earlier work, I pre-ordered Ukrainian novelist Andrey Kurkov's latest in English translation. I was not disappointed.
The Twin
Jude C Perera

Her wail stabbed his ears, it irritated Chris, it sounded subhuman. It was a very public display of a very private process, he was grieving too. But he never showed it, couldn’t or didn’t want to, he wasn’t sure
SEPTEMBER: Navajo School
Duncan Shaw

For a year our surrogate home, the town of Thoreau is a meager bit of civilization.
Tanzanian Bus Travel
Timothy Snow

At the bus standi, being a Mzungu counts for everything. Small town, big city, no difference, once spotted, I am automatically the most popular guy within a 4 bus radius
Teorema
Director: Pier Paolo Pasolini
Dan Schneider review

How best to describe one of the worst films I’ve ever watched?
OCTOBER: Keeping it Clean on Mint Street,
Colin Todhunte
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An old woman in rags, performs the sweeping-street-dust-into-the-air ritual twice daily. At least until the dust settles again

Hammer Time for Joe Cool
For Good or Ill, President Displays Lame Duck Balls - James Campion

Joe Cool has simply told everyone to go screw

Is The End of the World Really Nigh? - Kate Pond
The way we talk about nuclear power is not helpful to anyone. The recent leak at the Fukushima power plant has brought nuclear energy production back to the headlines
NOVEMBER: Nadia
Sam Hawksmoor

A girl, Chrysanthemums and the end of the world - your average date night

In The Mood For Love
Dan Schneider

Watching Wong Kar Wai's In the Mood for Love, was an interesting experience: the 99 minute long film is clearly a superior work of art and cinema

Half-Way Spain
James Skinner

The Government has reached the halfway point. I honestly believe this country is still in deep trouble and has in fact lost its leadership.
DECEMBER: Nelson Mandela 1918-2013
James Campion

Mandela, as we would come to see as events of his incredible life unfolded, was about one thing; freedom

Parakeets or Parents?
Michelle D'costa

After pestering Daddy for a very long time we got a pair of Parakeets and put them into a small blue fluorescent cage

The Last Impression
J S Wright

What will people think of you after you've gone?
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