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Christopher "Ruz" Hayes-Kossmann was born in Hong Kong, raised in Vienna, and is now settled in Melbourne, Australia. Although he graduated in 2010 with a Bachelor of Industrial Design, his first love has always been writing.

He's been published by Weaponizer, Labyrinth Inhabitant's Magazine and Birdville Magazine, and has won both the first Ergofiction Search Term Challenge and the first Birdville Impromptu Award.

His first self-published novel, Century of Sand, is currently available on Kindle.

Another month passes. Still no new releases. What’s going on at Ruz HQ? A lot of writing, actually. This ugly-as-sin diagram shows where I’m at with my three primary projects. Olesia Anderson #8 is currently a 37k word manuscript, will probably hit 40k, and is already 2/3rds revised. It’ll be with test readers soon. Century of Sand 3 is further away from finished – it’s currently a 140k MS, pro... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.89 · 309 ratings · 67 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
Century of Sand

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The Last Broadcast

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Hercule and the Doctor

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Rust: Season One

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Rust: Season 1, Episode 1

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The Ant Tower

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The Ragged Lord: Century of...

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