DAVID CONYERS

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Extreme Planets Cover Illustration

Posted by David Conyers on September 30, 2012 at 9:55 AM

Extreme Planets is slowly coming together. Most of the stories have been selected and are now being edited. The news I can share is the cover, by the very talented Paul Drummond:

Here is the blurb for the anthology:

A Science Fiction Anthology of Alien Worlds

Edited by David Conyers, David Kernot and Jeff Harris

Cover Illustration by Paul Drummond

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 estimate that at least 160 billion star-bound planets are to be found in the Milky Way Galaxy alone. But more surprising is just how diverse and bizarre those worlds are turning out to be.

Extreme Planets is a science fiction anthology of stories set on alien worlds that push the limits of what we once believe is possible in a planetary environment. Visit the bizarre moons, dwarf planets and asteroids of our own Solar Systems, and in the deeper reaches of space encounter super-Earths with extreme surface gravity, carbon planets featuring mountain ranges of pure diamond, and ocean worlds shroud with seas hundreds of kilometres thick. The challenges these worlds present to the humans that explore and colonise them are many, and are the subject matter of these tales.

Categories: Science Fiction, Extreme Planets, Artwork

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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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