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 →

Memorial Weekend 99c Sale!!

Happy Memorial Weekend to our US friends! I've just moved back to Japan so am a little sad to be missing the holiday weekend, but I have great memories of trips to Chicago and Lake Michigan in previous years. It's also pretty nice here in Nagoya. 🙂 I thought it was a good week for... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘The Island’ by Melvin Yong

The first Singaporean story in Insignia: Southeast Asian Fantasy was written by Melvin Yong and explores the myth of the Singapore Stone. 'The Island' by Melvin Yong If I could have foreseen the unspeakable horror that was to come from the old family home, I would have run out of that decrepit building and never... Continue Reading →

Excerpt: ‘Interlude’ by Eve Shi

Next excerpt is for a story from Indonesian contributor, Eve Shi. It's a literary-style flash piece, based on an old Indonesian folktale.   'Interlude' by Eve Shi The largest lake in Sumatra came into being because of me. That isn't bragging, just plain fact. It was also the major, if dubious, accomplishment in my tediously... Continue Reading →

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