Monthly Archives: March 2017

J. C. Conway Newsletter Mailing List

If you would like to be notified by email of new releases and/or promotional giveaways or discounts, please sign up to the “J. C. Conway News and Updates” mailing list. I do not barrage my list members with a flood … Continue reading

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Weekend Giveaway — Another Wrong World

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In response to requests for more stories, following the release of Towers of Earth, I’m offering this weekend (Friday March 24, 2017 through Sunday March 26, 2017) through Amazon free kindle copies of my short story anthology, Another Wrong World … Continue reading

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Colonization — Generation Ships

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There are countless tales that involve space colony missions moving at sub-light speed, covering the vast distance between stars over the course of hundreds, or even thousands, of years. There are two main options for these extraordinarily long voyages–sleeper ships … Continue reading

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Book Trailers

I haven’t yet learned a great deal about making book trailers. I’m interested. I am aware of a few resources that have been useful, and some others that might become useful. While it seems clearly possible to build a book … Continue reading

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Persons of Interest — Dorothy Davies

Dorothy Davies is one of my favorite publishing editors. She has put together countless themed anthologies for various publishing companies, presently editing anthologies for the Thirteen O’Clock Press imprint of Horrified Press. Dorothy Davies lives on the beautiful Isle of … Continue reading

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Last Day of Short Story Giveaway

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This giveaway has been well received by Amazon readers. Muphy’s Traverse was within the top 20 30-minute free reads all day Saturday, and Bingham’s Deep Woods Fairies reached a similar position in the Teen and Young Adult category, with a … Continue reading

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Plot

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The things that happen in a story. We’ve all experienced stories with terrific plots. We’ve all been disappointed by (or simply tolerated) weak plots. One quote that emphasizes the importance and place of plot is attributed to George Lucas: “Storytelling … Continue reading

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Weekend Short Story Giveaway

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Two of my short stories will be available free for Kindle this weekend, March 11-12, 2017, to mark the release of my new novel, Towers of Earth. One story is Bingham’s Deep Woods Fairies, a fantasy tale about Carolyn, a young … Continue reading

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Towers of Earth Print Edition Now Available

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The print edition of Towers of Earth is now available on Amazon. It is 294 pages, and the list price is presently $17.99. Towers of Earth is also available as an e-book at Amazon, Kobo and Apple. It is anticipated … Continue reading

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Large Space Vessels — Other Designs

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We’ve look at cylinders and toroids–popular shapes for large space vessels using artificial centrifugal gravity. These shapes obey the canon that form follows function. Almost everything humanity has learned to do has been learned in Earth’s gravity well. The human … Continue reading

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