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How to Not Lose Money From Self-Publishing

Singaporean author John Lim wrote an article on TODAY describing the challenges he faced as a self-published author. Being a self-published author myself, I sympathise with his situation. With that said, he made the kind of mistakes that the successful self-pubbed author cannot afford to make. I am Singapore’s first Hugo and Dragon Award nominated […]

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 […]

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. […]

A Quiet Night in Wai Yuen Part 4

Bodhicitta I’d never ridden in a Hung Syun before. I didn’t care to repeat the experience. The driver and the team leader sat up front. The rest of the team sat on the benches in the back of the flying truck. Without room for additional passengers, that left Jackie and I seated on the hard […]

A Quiet Night in Wai Yuen Part 2

Suffering When someone fires a gun in Singyeung, the police send everyone. Patrol officers sealed off the scene. Rapid Deployment Force cruisers swooped down from the skies, forming the inner cordon. Right behind them, a Hung Syun descended in stately majesty. Equipped with long guns and tactical gear, a squad of SOC operators poured out […]

A Quiet Night in Wai Yuen Part 1

Last week, I mentioned that I would be publishing 3 webserials this month to gather reader feedback and decide my next series. This is the first chapter of the second story, A Quiet Night in Wai Yuen. Set in the universe of Illusion City, the story takes place in the floating arcology of Singyeung, drifting […]

Road to Chequn Part 4

Alone in the Night The hours flew by in a rush of activity. The Protectors dumped all their cargo and shoved as many women and children as they could into the Shepherds. The patients were quarantined to Leopard Two. Sam Yung left the dead Protector with the abandoned goods, making more room for the living. […]

Road to Chequn Part 2

Wanbak They laid the remains of the dead Outsiders on the snow. Seven warriors, one shaman. It didn’t necessarily mean there were eight enemies, only that they had recovered eight bodies. As Sam Yung stood watch, the Protectors broke out their field knives and multitools, and got down to the bloody and grisly work of […]

Road to Chequn Part 1

As discussed in my previous post, I will be unveiling three stories on my blog. Each story is a microcosm of a story universe I’ve been working on. Over the coming weeks, I’ll be publishing these stories as webserials. I’d like your opinion on which story is best. That story will become the seed for […]

Saga of the Swordbreaker continues!

The IndieGoGo campaign for Saga of the Swordbreaker has been extended! The campaign will now run for a further 28 days, finishing at the end of the month. Although we failed to hit the original campaign goal of $2200 by 31st December, we still made a good show of ourselves. The campaign now stands at […]

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