Excerpt: ‘Reborn’ by Nidhi Singh

Hi everyone! This weekend I'd like to share a few excerpts from stories in our latest anthology,  Insignia: Asian Birds & Beasts. 'Reborn' is Nidhi Singh's third story with The Insignia Series, and is set in the jungles of India. It might change how you feel about snakes..... 'Reborn' by Nidhi Singh Excerpt: A couple... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Kill/Switch’ by L. Chan

  Stolen memories and black market tech feature in L. Chan's intriguing story, 'Kill/Switch'. 'Kill/Switch' by L. Chan Excerpt: Harpold opened his eyes and stared at his dead face. Cheeks already chalk white; dry eyes forever staring at the ceiling. A memory interrogation rig was still pressed tight around the head of the corpse. He... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Stars, Bright as Light’ by Joyce Chng

One of my favorite parts of publishing a new anthology is introducing the authors and their stories here on The Insignia Series blog. The just-released Insignia: Asian Science Fiction anthology has 8 diverse tales of body-swapping, tech hacking and stealing, inter-dimensional relationships, and, a ghost story! The first excerpt is from the first story in... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘White Lady’ by Tina Isaacs

The last story in Insignia: Asian Fantasy Stories is a very interesting tale about a Singaporean mortician. 'White Lady' by Tina Isaacs Excerpt: “What made you choose this life? It’s so…” he raised his eyes to the ceiling as he fumbled for a word, which wouldn’t come across as condescending, “…macabre.” Despite efforts, he couldn’t... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Untouchable’ by Sheenah Freitas

Here's an excerpt from returning contributor, Sheenah Freitas' Nepalese fantasy piece. Note: this is a flash story so the excerpt is shorter than others we've posted. 'Untouchable' by Sheenah Freitas Excerpt: In her earliest memory, she wanted to be a Kumari—they were one of the beautiful girls in Nepal worshipped for being the reincarnation of... Continue Reading →

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