Author Archives: Reynold Conger

About Reynold Conger

Reynold Conger is a retired scientist, engineer and teacher. Now writing fiction. His books are CHASED ACROSS AUSTRALIA, MY KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOR and REDUCING MEDICAL COSTS (AT THE COST OF HEALTH). He has also started a series of novelas called THE RICHARD TRACY SERIES. Residence: New Mexico, USA Hobbies: gardening, animals and running. website www.ReynoldConger.com

Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah

I wish everyone a merry Christmas and my Jewish friends a belated happy Hanukkah. We all enjoy the presents, the songs and the parties that make up the secular celebration of Christmas. They have become part of our culture even … Continue reading

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Don’t Drink and Live

Yesterday we got a sad phone call from a dear friend. Her son, in his 40’s, is in the hospital with a prognosis of death very soon. The doctor has been honest with the family. There is nothing more than … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote Reducing Medical Costs (At the Cost of Health)

Obama proposed his Affordable Care Act amid an outburst of praise from his party and an uproar of criticism from his opponents. I was inspired to write my first, and probably last, novel intended as a commentary on politics. I … Continue reading

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Why I Wrote MY KNIGHT IN SHINING ARMOR

My second book is a post-Vietnam era romance. In college George Stivers was one of my best friends. He received his BS in Civil Engineering at the same graduation where my wife and I received our degrees. We were shocked … Continue reading

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YOUNG AUTHORS BEWARE

No matter our age at the time, all authors were young and aspiring at one time. Of those who read this, some fall into this category. In my case, I became a “young author” at age 49. The topic of … Continue reading

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Chat With Me (About Books)

Please come and chat with me about my book or about literature in general. I am in the Kellan Publishing chat room the second Thursday of every month from 5:00 to 6:00 (Mountain Time) [7 Eastern, 6 Central or 4 … Continue reading

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A Calabacitas Summer

The last several summers, I have grown Gadzukes in my garden. Gadzukes is a hybrid zucchini squash sold by Burpee. It looks like and tastes like zucchini except that it grows fast. Within a week a blossom grows into a … Continue reading

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