Bio: Cryssa Bazos is an award winning historical fiction writer and 17th Century enthusiast, with a particular interest in the English Civil War (ECW). She is a member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association under the New Writers’ Scheme, the Romance Writers of America, the Historical Novelist Society and the Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR) where she previously sat on the Board of Directors. Cryssa has published articles in the Word Weaver. Short stories include Confessions of a Tooth Fairy in Canadian Tales of the Fantastical (Red Tuque Books), Warwick Market in Canadian Tales of the Heart (Red Tuque Books), and The Dragon, appearing in Word Weaver. She has written articles for online E-Zines, Reading as Writers (RAW) and the Canadian Authors Association (CAA). She was the recipient of the WCDR’s Neil Crone Scholarship in 2011. Cryssa has recently completed a historical fiction novel, Traitor’s Knot, a romantic tale of adventure set during the English Civil War. Traitor’s Knot is the first in a series of adventures spanning from the ECW to the Restoration and was a third place winner in the 2016 Romance Through the Ages Contest.
Craft: Writer, editor
Genre: Historical Fiction
A Royalist highwayman has to manoeuvre past nosy neighbours and a troop of soldiers to meet an alluring young woman in Warwick market.
Published in Canadian Tales of the Heart, by Red Tuque Books.
A tooth-addicted tooth fairy is forced to undergo court ordered counselling.
Published in Canadian Tales of the Fantastical, by Red Tuque Books.
An historical article about a 17th century highwayman, Captain James Hind, who fought and died for the crown in Worcester.
Appearing in Feb 2016 edition of WR Magazine in the UK.
A review of a book on craft.
Published in Canadian Author, Winter 2013 edition, by Canadian Authors Association.
Traitor’s Knot Part 1
Traitor’s Knot Part 2
Traitor’s Knot Pre-show party
- Traitor’s Knot won third place in the 2016 Romance Through the Ages Contest in the Ancient/Medieval/Renaissance category, offered by Hearts Through History
- Warwick Market received an Honourable Mention, Canadian Tales of the Heart contest
- Confessions of a Tooth Fairy received an Honourable Mention, Canadian Tales of the Fantastic contest.
- Romantic Novelist Association
- Romance Writers of America
- Historical Novelist Association