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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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Kindle Anthology Another Wrong World–and other offbeat tales

Another Wrong World: and other off beat tales is a collection of very short stories published in various magazines. From asteroid bars to a child’s front yard, from a paranoid city elf to the a veteran star pilot, nothing can … Continue reading

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The J. C. Conway Kindle Bookshelf

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The following stories are available on Kindle: One is a complete novel–Hearts in Ruin. Its a romantic adventure story involving two archaeologists with a speculative fiction backstory. Another is an anthology of short stories–Another Wrong World and other off beat … Continue reading

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Comparing Nebula and Hugo 2015–the Shorter Works

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I have always loved science-fiction short stories, novelettes, and novellas. They are shorter than novels, so they take less time to read. But good ones do not short shrift the story along with the word count. To the contrary, well … Continue reading

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A Look at the Hugo Award Finalists

The Hugo Awards® nominees for best science fiction or fantasy in 2014 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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Gentle Push Available as a FREE Kindle Download This Weekend

Starting today, Friday 10/17, for the next few days, my short story GENTLE PUSH is available as a FREE #kindle download. So please, head over to Amazon and get it. Both Science-Fiction fans and non-Science-Fiction fans (and even some anti-Science-Fiction … Continue reading

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Looking at NaNoWriMo 2014 and Facing the Decision

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I, like many, have participated in NaNoWriMo for a number of years. It sounds like a big demand–write 50,000 words in a month. But really, it’s the fun part and not that tough. Some years I don’t hit 50k. But … Continue reading

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New Kindle Anthology of Flash Fiction and Short Stories: Another Wrong World (and other offbeat tales)

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Another Wrong World: and other off beat tales is a collection of very short stories published in various magazines over the past two-and-a-half years. From asteroid bars to a child’s front yard, from the eyes of a veteran star pilot … Continue reading

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Gentle Push Available as a Kindle Single Short Story

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My short science-fiction story, “Gentle Push,” is now available in Kindle format through Amazon as a 99-cent stand-alone short story. The story was first published in 2012 by Mindflights, and appeared earlier this year in the print magazine, Tales of … Continue reading

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Getting Real with Science Fiction

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“The Time We’re In” is a new 22-minute SF drama in post production now. It is a project that promises to show the serious side of science fiction and its ability to focus on characters and their plight–something the great … Continue reading

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