Author and Journalist

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ABOUT SAM

Sam Haysom is a writer and journalist covering culture and entertainment for Mashable.

 

His debut novel, The Moor, was published by Unbound in May 2018. In the months since its launch the novel has received praise from Owen King (co-author of Sleeping Beauties), hit the Amazon bestseller lists in Canada and Australia, and received a 4/5 star review average across Amazon, Goodreads, and Netgalley.

 
Sam wrote the bulk of The Moor during National Novel Writing Month in 2015. After it was picked up by Unbound, he crowdfunded the publication costs for the book in under a month.

 
Sam has also written a number of short stories, one of which won a monthly competition on the dark fiction website Spinetinglers.

 
A graduate of Cardiff University, Sam grew up on the edge of the New Forest and now lives in London.

 

You can follow him on Twitter @samhaysom.

FLASH FICTION

When Sam was crowdfunding his debut novel, one of the pledge options included a piece of flash horror fiction. Here are three examples of the stories he wrote...

Illustrations copyright Keely Lockhart 2018

 
PRAISE FOR THE MOOR

"There's a delightful bit of

sleight-of-hand at the heart of the novel that I particularly enjoyed."

OWEN KING 

co-author, Sleeping Beauties

 
 

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THE MOOR

A group of teenagers go hiking

on the moors of southern England

– and disappear, one by one

"There's a delightful bit of sleight-of-hand at the heart of the novel that I particularly enjoyed."

- OWEN KING, co-author of Sleeping Beauties

For any enquiries, please contact agent Zoë Apostolides:

+44 (0) 208 740 0454

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