Interview with Sam Sparks

Describe your desk
My desk is anywhere the laptop rests.
When did you first start writing?
I started writing as a channel of escape from a stressful job.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
A constant companion. The Characters and the Plot but a thought a way.To be instantly summoned.
What are you working on next?
An East German escape story.
Who are your favorite authors?
Ben Elton ( Time and Time Again. Two Brothers)
Robert Harris (An Officer and a Spy)
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The thought of where the plot might go next.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
A WW2 novel that I am now re-writing.
Why do your short stories have unconventional endings?
Because life is rarely straightforward.
Published 2015-10-25.
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Books by This Author

A Brush with the Enemy
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 30,430. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
A forged painting is unwittingly bought by an ex-Nazi with a grudge against the artist. He's out for a very personal revenge that brings about his own destruction at the hands of two World War Two aircrew who reunite and mount a rescue.
Heroes and Villains
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,560. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
When brothers and career criminals Dave and Dan Briggs evade justice in Court, they go on to commit what proves to be one crime too many. Their defeated Prosecutor puts them in the sights of a privately financed group with form of a different kind, serving Queen and Country. They have no idea how their lives are about to change.
Dilemma
Price: Free! Words: 1,360. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(2.50 from 2 reviews)
An off duty Ambulance staffer comes across a dead body. He finds he has a dilemma.
The Viewing
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
James Lister needs to escape his troubles. To take the edge of his malaise he indulges in a nostalgia visit to his hometown to relive happier times. On arrival, he finds his old home is up for sale. James wants to take a look around and poses as a buyer. Once inside the property he experiences a flashback memory of his father furtively hiding something in a loft wall. He dupes the agent in