October News & Updates

  HAPPY HALLOWEEN everyone! I work as an English teacher (part-time) here in Japan, so have been busy these past two weeks with Halloween lessons on weekdays, and parties on the weekend. In fact, I still have another party to attend THIS Saturday....that's more than enough Halloween for me! UPDATE: 'Japanese Fantasy Drabbles' Submissions As... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: KELLY MATSUURA

Continuing our Author Spotlight series, I'd like to share my own interview this week! (Excuse the following use of third-person...)     Kelly Matsuura grew up in Victoria, Australia, but always dreamed she would live abroad.  She has lived in northern China, Michigan in the US, and over ten years in Nagoya, Japan, where she... Continue Reading →

Author Spotlight: ANITA GOVEAS

Happy September everyone! Continuing our Author Spotlight series, let me introduce UK writer, Anita Goveas. Anita Goveas is British-Asian, based in London, and fueled by strong coffee and paneer jalfrezi. She was first published in the 2016 London Short Story Prize anthology, most recently in  Lost Balloon, Terse and JMWW. She’s on the editorial team at... Continue Reading →

SALE! Smashwords’ Read an Ebook Week

It's Read an Ebook Week again over at Smashwords! It's an awesome chance to stock up on free and discounted ebooks by your favorite indie authors. We're offering volumes 1-3 of The Insignia Series for FREE this week! And volumes 4-6 are 50% OFF! Just enter the coupon code (found on each book page) at... Continue Reading →

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: ‘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 →

BOTW: ‘Serpentine’ by Cindy Pon

Sorry I haven't posted a book feature for so long! I love the artwork on this cover, and the story sounds interesting too. It's going on my YA reading list! I think the sequel is due out in September... 'Serpentine' by Cindy Pon Blurb: SERPENTINE is a sweeping fantasy set in the ancient Kingdom of... Continue Reading →

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