DAVID CONYERS

Science Fiction Author | Albedo One Magazine Editor | Cthulhu Mythos Espionage

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New Story "Downsizing in the Technopoly" in SF Anthology Tides of Possibility

Posted by David Conyers on June 6, 2014 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

I’m appearing in a new anthology out later in the year, Tides of Possibility, formulated from the idea that the rise of the indie author is upon us, that many of those authors write science fiction.

 

 

This is an anthology to celebrate the success ...

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Adventuring in the Extreme: Eight Exoplanet-inspired Science Fiction Novels

Posted by David Conyers on April 1, 2014 at 7:25 AM Comments comments (0)

The sheer variety of exoplanets is making us rethink science fiction. The variety of alien terrains that heroic space adventurers will now be subjected to is likely to be more bizarre than anything we’ve yet encountered, or at least that is what David Kernot and I think.

 

Therefore, in celebration of the recent release of our book Extreme Planets, the first anthology of exoplanet tales featuring carbon planets, ...

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Extreme Planets is Out

Posted by David Conyers on March 9, 2014 at 8:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Extreme Planets is now out, and available from Amazon. Gardner Dozois says of the book in Locus, "The anthology does contain a lot of solid, entertaining, core SF"

Here is an extract from David Kernot and my contribution to the anthology, "Petrochemical Skies" set on a carbon planet.

 

 

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The Entropy Conflict and The Impossible Object e-Pub Editions

Posted by David Conyers on September 28, 2013 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Entropy Conflict and The Impossible Object are now both available as epub editions, for those of you who don't own Kindles. The Nightmare Dimension and The Uncertainty Bridge to follow.

 

Iain Banks (1954-2013)

Posted by David Conyers on June 10, 2013 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The great Iain Banks as died, a fantastic author who was a huge influence on my writing. I was particularly fond of Consider Phlebas, which I still consider one of my top 10 favourite books of all time. To me it remains one of the best space operas ever written.

 

 

He wrote consistently good novels, in both science fiction and literary fiction, Use of Weapons, The Player of Games

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New Kindle Book: The Entropy Conflict

Posted by David Conyers on May 21, 2013 at 4:30 PM Comments comments (0)

My latest e-book, The Entropy Conflict has just gone up on line at Amazon around the world, with more of my science fiction short stories, including the never before publisher titular story.

 

 

 

"Conyers delivers inventive SF with a unique perspective on society and the human cond...

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New Kindle Book: The Uncertainty Bridge

Posted by David Conyers on May 5, 2013 at 1:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Following on from the last post, I've also released some of my 'cyberpunk' tales on one collection on Amazon Kindle, The Uncertainty Bridge.

 

 

 

This will be the first of several of my science fiction works collected again, and my foray into the world on online publishing.

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Extreme Planets Line-up

Posted by David Conyers on January 15, 2013 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 

Here it is, the blurb and line-up to Extreme Planets.

 

 

Two decades ago astronomers confirmed the existence of planets orbiting stars other than our Sun. Today more than 800 such worlds have been identified, and scientists now esti...

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Greg Egan Interview

Posted by David Conyers on December 11, 2012 at 5:35 AM Comments comments (0)

I've been meaning to post this for a while. Here is a link to an interview I conducted with Greg Egan several years ago, now on the Albedo One website, "Virtual Worlds and Imagined Futures". It came out just before the release of his novel Zendegi.

Jupiter 38: Pasithee

Posted by David Conyers on November 3, 2012 at 3:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The latest issue of Jupiter magazine is out, issue 38 with my illustration on the cover.

The issue features fiction by Alex Weinle, Lou van Zyl, Jon Wallace, Colum Paget, Rosie Oliver and Allen Ashley, and a poen by Ian Sales.

Available for your Kindle direct from https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B009XB97DI" target="_blank">Amazon. Also available from Jupiter in pdf mob...

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About the Author

David Conyers is a science fiction and horror author and editor from Adelaide, South Australia. He has a degree in engineering from the University of Melbourne, and today works in marketing communications. His Harrison Peel series is collected in The Shoggoth Conspiracy with more stories to follow. Anthologies he has edited include Extreme Planets, Cthulhu Unbound 3, Cthulhu Detective, Cthulhu’s Dark Cults and Undead & Unbound. Since 2013 David has been the Arts and General Editor with Albedo One magazine. The Nightmare Dimension is his collection of horror fiction while Nanofabrica, a collection of best science fiction stories will be released by Aeon Press in 2015.

Contact: david_conyers2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com [dot] au

Twitter: DavidConyers1

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