In an Empire beset by internal rebellion and ferocious yaomo, the elite Shenwujun stand ready to defend human civilization. Among the Shenwujun there is none finer than Ensign Zhang Tianyou, who earned the nickname Zhang the Invincible. During a mission to quash a nascent rebellion, a Shenwujun detachment discovers evidence that the Grand Union is […]
Epigram Books, a Singaporean publisher, is aiming for the Man Booker Prize. As part of its goal, it has opened an imprint in the United Kingdom, so that its offerings will be eligible for the Prize. Founder Edmund Wee believes that the publicity generated from such an achievement “would be a turning point for people […]
On Wednesday my computer broke down without warning. I suspect it’s a hard disk drive failure, but time will tell the true cause. The digital silence that followed gave me the time I needed to coalesce some thoughts that were floating about in my mind, specifically pertaining to silence and speech. As an introvert, silence comes […]
In the technology field, a popular mantra goes, Fail early and fail often. The idea being to try out new ideas while the company is still new, understand your mistakes, then incorporate these lessons into future products. I’ve been applying this to my writing, figuring out what works and what doesn’t. Along the way I learned that this […]
My new approach to pricing in the wake of #VATMESS
Merry Christmas! KEEPERS OF THE FLAME is (finally!) live at every major retail outlet. Here’s the blurb: In the wake of a global collapse, the Republic of Cascadia promises peace, prosperity and security. But these promises ring hollow in the shanties and slums of the Yellow Zone. The Sons of America, once driven underground, have […]
Another excerpt from Keepers of the Flame, detailing the SOA’s propaganda’s efforts.
Another excerpt from Keepers of the Flame, detailing a Cascadian counterterror operation.
Second excerpt from Keepers of the Flame. Here, an emperor sets the events of the novel into motion.
Following my interview with Channel NewsAsia, I elaborate on my experiences as an independent writer and the lessons to be learned here.