DAWN OF THE BROKEN SWORD is live!

Li Ming is a small-town boy with big dreams. In the era of the Five States and Ten Corporations, the immortals of the jianghu stand head and shoulders above the masses. Li Ming aspires to join their ranks. But the world of the rivers and lakes is fraught with peril. Deception and danger lurk in […]

Book Review: The World of Wishes

In the World of Wishes, anything you wish is yours. Anything. From this simple statement flows one of the most fascinating and complex story worlds that I’ve seen to date in the indie writing space. Populated by equally fascinating and complex characters, the World of Wishes is easily one of the most underrated science fiction […]

Dawn of the Broken Sword is Available for Preorder!

Li Ming is a small-town boy with big dreams. In the era of the Five States and Ten Corporations, the immortals of the jianghu stand head and shoulders above the masses. Li Ming aspires to join their ranks. But the world of the rivers and lakes is fraught with peril. Deception and danger lurk in […]

BABYLON BLUES Wins Laterpress 2022 Genre Fiction Contest!

Webserial platform Laterpress has announced the results of its 2022 Genre Fiction contest. I am pleased to announce that BABYLON BLUES is one of the two wining entries in the Completed Books category. BABYLON BLUES began as a webserial collection on Steemit in 2019. Combining cyberpunk and cosmic horror, it was an experimental collection, to […]

A Breather from Vaccine Discrimination

Today, Singapore will lift most vaccine discrimination measures. While it’s welcome news, there remains much to be wary about. By shutting the unvaccinated out from accessing essential services, malls and the workplace, vaccine discrimination measures reduce the unvaccinated to the status of second-class citizens. All the government has done is to return to you most—not […]

Re-Thinking Singapore Writing

The closure of Kinokuniya at JEM leaves just two branches of the iconic Japanese bookstore in Singapore. Neil Humphreys penned a Facebook post describing his thoughts. While I share much of his sentiments, the reality is that the fiction industry has changed. Things are never going to return to the way they used to be. […]

Book Review: CARBON by Andrew Vachss

Cyberpunk. Fantasy. Noir. Blend them together and you get Carbon. Late noir grandmaster Andrew Vachss wrote his Burke novels to expose the horrific reality of child abuse in America. With Carbon, he opened a new front in his crusade against abusers and predators, stepping into the world of science fiction and fantasy. Carbon begins with […]

Reclaim Your Face

Last week, the Singapore government lifted the outdoor mask mandate. It still ‘encourages’ people to wear masks when outside. Nonetheless, as Mothership reports, most Singaporeans still wear masks outdoors. This matches with my own experience. Out on the street, less than one in a hundred people do not wear masks—myself among them. For those of […]

Angel of Blades Part 5

Angel A perfect darkness engulfed Sabaia’s arena. Striding through the stairwell door, Luisa saw nothing but pitch blackness, heard nothing but total silence, sensed nothing but complete emptiness. Her mental map spanned the entirety of the circular hall. The walls were smooth, the floor level, all traces of the previous battle completely erased. The fissures […]

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