The Jewel in the Ruins • Sam Hawksmoor 

  Saska heard Cat sneeze, then suddenly there was another rock fall and Cat was gone.  She let go and the boulder crashed down on the empty space below, causing yet more rocks to fall and opening the breach in the wall even wider.‘Cat!’ Saska was staring at an empty space leading into an ante-chamber. … Continue reading The Jewel in the Ruins • Sam Hawksmoor 

A Source of Inspiration

It’s probably a bit old hat right now.  Thinking about who or what might inspire you.  I got to thinking about it when I posed the question in class and scored almost zero response. It either wasn’t something the students had perhaps considered or that they were already following so many influencers that it's a … Continue reading A Source of Inspiration

No Heavy Lifting • Sam Hawksmoor

••• The International Writers Magazine: Significant Others I was making notes for my students and asking them to tell me about something significant or life altering that had happened to them and suddenly thought – well I’d better just try this thing myself. After all here I am lying in bed after having a hernia … Continue reading No Heavy Lifting • Sam Hawksmoor