Classify me I’ve been published by traditional mainstream publishers like HarperCollins, small publishers like Crossroad Press, through collectives like Book View Café, and I have self-published. My books can be…Continue readingWhat kind of books do I write? Well …
Hard cover of U.S. HarperCollins edition An ebook version of “The Secrets of Jin-shei”, a historical fantasy that I wrote in a white heat in 2002, was released this year…Continue readingThe “Blessed Book”
Alma’s Bookshelf: “The Secrets of Jin-shei” One of a series of essays on writing referencing my own books for examples — I spend half my life living in dreams, in…Continue readingALL fiction is fantasy
If you are writing a novel about historical events, how do you talk about it? Is it: Historical Fantasy? Alternative History? Fictionalisation? Reinvention? When it comes to this particular literary…Continue readingWhat the hell do you call it?
At Jstor Daily, Chi Luu examines how nouns suddenly become verbs, and talks about popular internet memes like “Let me librarian that for you” and “Do you even science, bro?”…Continue reading‘Do you even science, bro?’
Invented words for emotions you never realised anyone else felt Daniel Dalton of BuzzFeed writes about perfect words invented by graphic designer John Koenig that you can find in his…Continue readingYou feel WHAT?
Lithub has come up with a sadly commonplace story idea: 10 Great Books by Women Overlooked in 2015 Of their selections, one caught my eye particularly – “Bohemian Gospel.” It’s…Continue readingOverlooked, again!