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Christopher Bradbury

Location: Barnsley, United Kingdom

Member Since: June 2013

Last online: December 2019

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Last Updated Nov 30, 2019

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Hi All,

Apologies for the delay in updating, but I have been hideously busy with one thing or another.

Work has become a hellhole of Christmas panic. I'm sure it is the same for many of you. What is it about this one day a year that sends humankind into such a frenzy? We have books for sale all year and yet people only want them now? Most of them are books about Hitler and war and trains and ships. Where is the Christmas in that?

What the hell! It's all profit, plus I get a chance to get Buble's Christmas album out again - now that is Christmas!

I have finished my new book - Mayflies. If you want a look, the first couple of chapters will be on this site and it is available on Amazon. It contains both the book and the screenplay, simply because the book was adapted from the screenplay and I thought it might be interesting for people to see both. It was also interesting as an exercise in writing - it is very difficult to get across the same emotional requirements in the screenplay as there are in the book; they are both very different animals. Anyway, if you feel like feeding back, I always welcome some constructive criticism and if anybody wants to make a movie...you know ehere I am!

By the way, I saw Glenn Hughes at the Holmfirth Picturedrome last week, very ably supported by the Dead Sea Skulls. Storming! A superb drum solo is available on my Facebook page. Watch it. It is hypnotic.

If I don't update before Christmas, I wish all of you a great and peacful one. Be nice. Stay away from the road rage and the morons and put a little love out there.

All the best to you and yours.

Chris B

 


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Chris Bradbury was born in 1962. He attended schools in Bracknell, Windsor, Mauritius and Bloxham and, despite all these, failed to learn a thing. He spent his formative years in a cocoon and failed to see the time go by. When he woke up he realised that it was too late.

He has been a shop worker, a hospital porter, worked in medical records, in the CSSD department, as an estate agent, as a nurse, as a delivery driver and a bus driver and now works in a warehouse, ironically for a one of Brtitain's best publishers of military books. Do they publish fiction? Do they heck as like! Hey ho.

He is married to a lady and has some lady children.

He loves them.

He has written over twenty books including the Mike Ward series of spy novels.

Books:

Phoenix - An Examination of the Causes of World War Two

The High Commissioner’s Wife

The Devil Inside

Catfish

No Time to Repent

Eidolon

The Stilling of the Heart

Shorts – A collection of novellas and short stories

Condition of Life - The Poetic Confessions of a Grumpy Old Man

The Ghost of Dormy Place and Other Tales

The Ashes of an Oak

A Kind and Gentle Man

Praxis (Sci-Fi Fantasy - with Ian Makinson)

Praxis – Part Two: Regeneration Paradox (Sci-Fi Fantasy - with Ian Makinson)

Praxis - Part 3 The Liar’s truth - (Sci-Fi Fantasy - with Ian Makinson)

Earthbound

Earthbound Part Two - Hellbound

Chine (Horror)

Uncomfortably Numb (Play)

The Scarlet Darter (fiction for children)

Unton’s Teeth and Other Tales of Wordful Mystification (poems for children)

A Beginner’s Guide to the Wars of the Roses

A Beginner’s Guide to Creative Writing

A Beginner’s Guide to Death

 

Screenplays:

Mayflies

A Most Notorious Man

Chaddleworth - short

The Saint Valentine's Day Massacre - short

The Ease of the Affair - Talking Head

A Perfect Way – Talking Head

Uncomfortably Numb

 

Copywriting:

I work with Mainline Design of London.

 

Soundtrack:

A Most Notorious Man (2020)

 

www.chrisbradburycreative.com

chrisbradburywriter@hotmail.com

christopher.bradbury@gmail.com

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