Smashwords Sale! 50% Off ‘The Insignia Series’ Anthologies

The Smashwords July Summer/Winter Sale is now on! Get either Insignia Series anthology for only US$1.50! Use the discount code SSW50 at checkout to buy these books half-price: ~~~ Want to buy The Insignia Series from a different site? Check the book pages for further links: Insignia: Japanese Fantasy Stories Insignia: Chinese Fantasy... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Sanctuary’ by Chris White

Chris White's story, Sanctuary, was a last-minute submission to the Insignia anthology, and rounded out the literary section perfectly. I didn't know Chris previously, so it was great to find another author who had lived in Japan and knew the culture well. And, by chance, he's also an Aussie, so he's in good company with... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Restoration’ by Chris Ward

Chris Ward's story, Restoration, is a beautiful adult literary piece; one of my favorites in the Insignia anthology.  I've become a big fan of Chris' writing and believe he can write anything! He doesn't typically write Asian or Japanese fiction, but you'll see from this sample that he has an excellent voice for it. Restoration... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Megumi’s Quest’ by Joyce Chng

Joyce Chng's story, Megumi's Quest is the second story in Insignia: Japanese Fantasy Stories. I met Joyce through Visibility Fiction and really love her edgy, Asian, urban-fantasy short stories. She's a great YA writer and I'm thrilled to have her work in this anthology 😀 Here's the opening scene: Megumi's Quest Megumi heaved herself up the... Continue Reading →

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