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Chris Towndrow

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I've been a multi-genre author since 1991.

My favourite work to date is 2019's “Tow Away Zone”, a quirky small-town comedy drama, set in modern day Arizona. It has shades of the Coen Brothers’ film canon, and the black comedy Grosse Pointe Blank.
It’s been well-received by readers, with 5* reviews on Amazon.

In 2020 I published the sequel – “Go Away Zone” - which take the characters into a romcom caper with more love and livelihoods at stake. In 2021 I'm hoping to complete the trilogy.

My sci-fi journey started with space opera “Scared Ground” being available on Kindle in 2012.
It explores the deliberate, and accidental, casualties of a long interstellar war. It’s about uncertainty, faith, and the consequences of actions.

In 2018 I self-published
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Chris Towndrow I don't really get writer's block. I write when full of energy and creative inspiration. I never sit down at a blank page and try to push words out. I…moreI don't really get writer's block. I write when full of energy and creative inspiration. I never sit down at a blank page and try to push words out. If the muse isn't strong enough to generate actual prose, I'll do something else - editing, marketing, outlining.(less)
Chris Towndrow Never being bored - especially in times such as these. Outside of my day job there are always plenty of writing activities and ideas to be working on.
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I read this book because it has a deaf central character, and I wanted research & insight for my own book.
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