Author Spotlight: HEATHER EWINGS

Next in our Author Spotlight series is one of Insignia's original contributors, Heather Ewings! Heather Ewings (whose story Kitsune was published in Insignia Vol. 1 under the name Heather Jensen) is an Australian author of speculative fiction. She has a MA in History, and a fascination with myth and folklore. Aside from Insignia, Heather’s work... Continue Reading →

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 →

Excerpt: ‘The Fireflies of Todaiji’ by Russell Hemmell

Here's a beautiful Japanese sci-fi piece by new contributor Russell Hemmell. The first story in Part II, our literary section. 'The Fireflies of Todaiji' by Russell Hemmell They strolled along Sinus Iridum’s walking area, luscious and green—the dome’s borders looming in the distance. Artificiality nonetheless, it’s an awesome place, Chandra thought. “Thanks for having me... Continue Reading →

BOTW: ‘The Tree of Life’ Lisa M. Collins

Today's Book of the Week is a Japanese short story by Lisa M. Collins. The Tree of Life by Lisa M. Collins Blurb: The starfaring Ryukyuan clans have lived under a single guiding philosophy for nine millennia. Will one tragic mistake, one secret, destroy them? *16 pages* | Amazon US | Goodreads | ~~~

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