Alexander Hawksville

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I live in Scotland where I appreciate the beauty of my rural surroundings. Landscape and how it influences people is a large part of my work. I have been involved in many different areas of the performing arts. On a regular basis I travel to 'the big city' and perform in Poems and Pints nights. I write and self-publish poetry. I also do this for other writers.

In the past I was with Borderline Theatre where I took part in, and wrote plays for their Community Outreach project.

Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror are my favourite genres, and my books on these subjects feature on Smashwords

Writing is a hobby and a passion and has allowed me to meet and perform alongside a lot of people I would never have encountered otherwise. I am part of a community and that has been the most valuable part of the writing experience for me.

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The Last Great Car Ride - The Last Story
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: Scots. Published: October 3, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
The Last Great Car Ride 'Car Ride' is a story about what happens when young men who like speed - driving in a car, not the drug - come in to conflict with the extended arm of the law in the form of traffic cops. This is white knuckle ride of a story with plenty of laughs along the way and a zinger of an ending.
Yon Bonnie Bards
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: Scots. Published: October 3, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Yon Bonnie Bards You would have thought that after their band experience, the four friends would keep away from festivals. They find out that a Council-sponsored arts event is available for people from deprived communities. They want to go just for the booze and music. Unfortunately, since it is an arts festival, they are booked in to perform poetry!
Fannybaws - The Last Great Car Ride
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Fannybaws Wattie and Ony are into music. Wattie plays guitar and Ony keyboards. They are so good that they even manage to get a gig at the Green Festival. Unfortunately Davey and Buzz become involved, Davey on drums and Buzz on rythym guitar. As the group 'Fannybaws' their punk style rapidly gains them a viral online presence. Unfortunately the band suffers from a few internal conflicts.
The Last Great Car ride: Part Three: Aff Tae Arran
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,300. Language: Scots. Published: October 1, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Holiday » Adventure
The Last Great Car Ride Part Three Aff Tae Arran In this epic addition to the series, Wattie and his three friends, Buzz, Ony and Davey, decide to leave mainland Scotland and visit the island of Arran for a weekend away in his aunt's wreck of a caravan. Unfortunately their tendency to descend into chaos comes to the fore, with epic adventures as the result.
Careless in the Community
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 4,520. Language: Scots. Published: September 30, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Careless in the Community Wattie has friends around for a 'party' while his parents are away. We meet his friends, some of whom have a habit of smoking slightly illegal substances. A neighbour who is under a care order objects to the party he is given the heave-ho, but this is one neighbour who does not deal well with rejection and Wattie finds himself entangled in the long arms of the law
The Last Great Car Ride - Aw Jist Hingin' Aroon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,900. Language: Scots. Published: September 30, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Aw Jist Hingin' Aroon Wattie is going to see his grannie in a nursing home. You might think this would be a simple thing to do, but Wattie never got on with his old grannie and he is only there because he made a promise to his mammy that he would visit. Things go rapidly from bad to worse as Wattie finds out the elderly are not what he thought...
Voices
Price: Free! Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013 by Alexander Hawksville. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
(3.00)
Voices is a book of poetry based on the experiences of a lifetime. It is the work of Dennis Oliver, a poet who has had a wide and lasting influence on the Glasgow poetry scene. Dennis has a sense of wit and style that many would envy.

Books

Reality Junction
Price: Free! Words: 34,950. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
Something or someone is destroying Virtual Reality Incorporated. Only one man can go into their world and root out the virus before it's too late. Just when you think you know what's happening - you don't. Hector is thrown into a world where reality meets fantasy, where anything can happen, and love might just be a possibility.
Dragon Hill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Dragon Hill is set in a small town in rural Scotland. It is the story of two children called Jason and Ashley who have to pit their minds against an evil that has entered their once happy community. The evil takes partial shape in the form of the strange Norton, who has bought the sinister mansion on the edge of town. Can Jason and Ashley stop him unlocking the evil of the Dragon Hill?
Together
Price: Free! Words: 28,590. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
(5.00)
Together is the story of Josh and his friends. They are of one mind - they have become a human gestalt. Josh is on the run from his dangerous, controlling father, Professor Cameron. Can Josh escape the punishment his father will mete out if the young man is caught? Together with his friends he will do what he needs to do.
Doors - The Journey Begins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,320. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Doors is the story of Lara McDonald and friends. In their quest to create leisure entertainment they stumble across a discovery that will revolutionise the business of travel. Using an nth dimensional short cut they can bring huge distances closer with their 'Doors.' This is when the military and big business close in on them, not to mention the lone nut case. Doors is sci-fi comedy at its best.
The Wee Time Traveller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,430. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This book is the story of Lara who wants to reunite her divorced parents. Her father is a scientist and one of his friends makes a time machine. Lara tries to change the past then ends up in the far future where she meets the Eloi and Morlocks and encounters the Eloi liberation front. Lara joins in the battle with gusto and is helped by her own self from another time...
The Man from Somewhere Else
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 31,600. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
John and Peter do not know what to make of the Ellsion, the stranger who appears in their small Borders village. He seems out of place in Scotland, and quickly gains a place in the affections of their widowed mother. Although he claims to be from another part of Britain, they soon find out the terrifying facts about The Man from Somewhere Else. And what is the horrible secret of the old ruins?

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