C. Z. Hamilton began writing his first short stories at the age of 10. By the age of 17, he had written a collection of short stories and poems, and was noted for his tenacity in English and literature classes during his school years.
Memoirs of a Hopeless Romantic Series:
The Memoirs of a Hopeless Romantic (2009)
Zimangazenkosi began writing his 1st feature novel: The Memoirs of a Hopeless Romantic in 2009, under the pen name of C. Z. Hamilton and released it as an ebook through LULU Publishers. The book, loosely based on his own personal teenage experiences, is about his young, first love that transcends into obsession and idealism that drives him to the point of self-inflicted insanity, mild depression…and near self-destruction.
The Memoirs of a Hopeless Romantic is a 4 part series of novels based on teenage love and somehow relates close to John van de Ruit‘s famous Spud series. Other books soon to be included in the series are:
The Hopeless Romantic’s pursuit of Happiness (2015)
The Hopeless Romantic III: CaZanova Rising (TBA)
Retrouvaille: The Gatsbyian Bachelorhood of The Hopeless Romantic (TBA)
Freeverse: Volume 1
He released his first international poetry ebook anthology ”Freeverse: Volume 1” in 2010 as part of a poetry series tentatively titled: FREEVERSE.
Other books soon to be included in the series are:
Freeverse: Volume 2 (2012)
Freeverse: Volume 3 (2014)
Freeverse: Trilogy (2014)
The Graceful Gift of Words Series:
The Graceful Gift of Words (2012)
The Graceful Gift of Words II (2012)
The Graceful Gift of Words III (2014)
The Sound of Seal (2012):
Late in 2011 Hamilton was inspired to write his most prolific project yet: a “reviewgraphy” about Grammy award winning artist Seal called: “The Sound of SEAL“. A part biography released on 7 May 2012.
“The Sound of SEAL: The story behind the music” is a book about the life of the singer-songwriter and profiles some background on the inspirations for all his songs recorded during the first 21 years of his music career.
Other books by C.Z. Hamilton:
C. Z. Hamilton’s: 2012 Mini Movie Guide (2012)
A Year to Remember (2014) TBA
Nine Lives (2014) TBA
A Girl called Nokutula (2015) TBA