Today I can share with you a nifty interview about the Kitsune Tales series over at the blog of Annie Douglass Lima. She’s running a series called “Realm Explorers” about worlds built in fantasy (or fantastic history, as in this case), which is a pretty fun idea.
Hop over there and check it out — you might even learn something!
(Also, don’t forget that today is Digital Book Day and you can grab a free copy of Con Job, today only!)
So I discovered something kind of interesting on Amazon yesterday…. Continue reading
I’ve got several upcoming events scheduled, so for efficiency I’m going to list them all together in one post.
In other news, I got some spiffy new author photos to make me look all professional and such. Continue reading
I’ll be speaking at ACen (also known as Anime Central) this weekend on a number of topics, including Japanese Folklore & Mythology. The talk isn’t strictly limited to Japanese tales, but that will be the focus since ACen is an anime, manga, and J-culture convention. Admission is by convention badge purchase only.
(Also, yes, I’m at a convention the week Con Job releases. We’ll try to keep the corpses to a minimum.)
Want to know more about the background of the Kitsune Tales — or of Sailor Moon, Dragonball, Princess Mononoke, or any other blockbuster title which has a lot of references to folkloric sources? See you there!
Have you heard of Read Tuesday? It’s like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, only it’s for books and it’s on a, well, Tuesday.
In a Western forest, when you see lights drifting over your path and beckoning into darkness, you might call them a will-o’-the-wisp. And you should know better than to follow them. Continue reading
Happy Halloween! Let’s talk about something spooky.
Her footsteps in the litter and debris muffled the forest noises around her, and for a moment she considered humming to further drown the sounds that frightened her. But it would be foolish to handicap herself. She kept quiet, listening to her too-loud footsteps.
Twilight made the way difficult, and she hoped she was still going the right way. She slipped, half-losing her zouri. She paused, to refit it to her foot, and the footsteps did not. Continue reading
So, in case you thought this was just an ordinary Tuesday — nope.
Today’s the day that Kitsune-Mochi launches into the world. Continue reading
Bonus: you’ll learn to count with kanji in the paperback edition of KITSUNE-MOCHI.
Want a sneak peek? Here’s a glimpse from chapter 3 of Kitsune-Mochi (sequel to Kitsune-Tsuki)…. Continue reading