Author Archives: J. C. Conway

SETI, the “Wow!” Signal, and the Ongoing Search of the Sky

It appears that an explanation for the “Wow!” signal might have been found. According to a recent experiment by a team of researchers with the Center for Planetary Science, which is pending peer review, it may have been a passing … Continue reading

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One Scene at a Time

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“How do you find the time to write a book?” As a working stiff who also publishes novels, this is a natural and frequently-asked question. The immediate answer is usually the very true necessity that “I make time.” Countless weekends … Continue reading

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Audie Awards 2017 Winners

The AUDIE AWARDS have been announced for 2017. These awards are sponsored by the Audio Publishers Association (“APA”). The APA was formed in 1986 as a not-for-profit trade association that advocates the common, collective business interests of audio publishers. It consists … Continue reading

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Towers of Earth Eligible for Nomination for 2017 Dragon Award; Nominations Open Until June 24, 2017

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If you have enjoyed Towers of Earth, and believe it should be nominated for a science fiction award, The Dragon Awards is presently open for nominations by fans free of charge. The Dragon Awards is a fan-based award for the best … Continue reading

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A Look at the Recent Nebula Winners

The Nebula Award Winners were announced last week by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (“SFWA”) at the SFWA Nebula Conference. Naturally, the two awards that generally receive the greatest attention are the Best Novel and the Ray Bradbury … Continue reading

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Like a Book? Write a Review!

You’ve read a novel you like. You tell your friends about it. Word spreads. This is process is probably how most books are selected by readers. It certainly was back in the day. But more and more, people go to … Continue reading

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Thank You, Alta Vista Park and Its Wonderful Community

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A Towers of Earth Book Launch Party was held at the Alta Vista Park Community Center this month. It was a terrific location and could not have been more welcoming. A wonderful group of readers of all ages and walks … Continue reading

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A Look at the Hugo Award Novel Finalists

The Hugo Awards® nominees for best science fiction or fantasy in 2016 have been announced. The prestigious awards are voted on, and presented by, members of the World Science Fiction Society. Here is a marketing blurb for each of the … Continue reading

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Author on the Couch Interview

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Don’t miss today’s interview of me by Abbie Roads in her Author on the Couch series, where she asks in-depth question of writers about what makes them tick, what doesn’t, and why. Abbie Roads is the author of Race the … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominated Movies 2017

The finalists have been announced for the 2017 Hugo Awards, managed by the World Science Fiction Society (WSFS). There are good selections in the group, and the finalist lists are always a good place to find recent works that others … Continue reading

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