Category Archives: Reading

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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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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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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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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Chess Nostalgia: Logical Chess, Move by Move

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In 1971, the game of chess was getting attention. I’d already fallen in love with the game many years beforehand, triggered initially by my father’s love of the game, furthered by my admiration of my uncle’s magnificently hand-carved set, and … Continue reading

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Fresh, Smart, and Funny—Bellwether by Connie Willis

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This isn’t a new book. Heck, Bellwether was published in or around 1996, while I was busy balancing children, soccer games, and a beginning career at a major downtown law firm. So I missed it until its 2009 audio version … Continue reading

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