If you’re not already aware, the main project I’ve been working on for the last few months is Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction. Submissions closed November 30th last year, and I finished reading through them all by the beginning of this year. I’m now at the stage of having the proof copy in … More Launching Amok (Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction), and Crowdfunding for Solarwyrm
I first learned about Sofia the First because of this story that was doing the rounds on social media about a father, whose son wanted the short movie on DVD, reacting to a jerk who acted like it was a bad thing for the son to like a princess show. About a month or so … More Sofia the First and The Princess Test
Today I’m interviewing Kristen Duvall, a writer I’ve been following for the past few years, about writing and some of her recent releases. She’s also running a giveaway to coincide with the release of Femmes du Chaos (pictured, right), which includes that and other books (like my novel, Adrift), and an Amazon voucher as the … More Interview with Kristen Duvall, Author of Femmes du Chaos
The blurb It’s the 21st century, and Jaclyn Rousseau is not where she should be. 1661 disappeared before her eyes, and there’s no way home. That matters not to Jaclyn—she lost her lover, and everything else that meant anything to her, in the West Indies. In an adventure that crosses time and the Atlantic, a … More Cover Reveal for Adrift, crowdfunding on Indiegogo, and a Giveaway
Title: Femmes du Chaos Author: Kristen Duvall Cover Designer: Cover It! Designs Released: August 2013 Synopsis: “They messed with the wrong girl this time…” From heroes to villains, Femmes du Chaos sets out to show the world what the “fairer sex” is really made of. You’ll meet women of all ages and from many different … More Cover Reveal for Femmes du Chaos by Kristen Duvall
As I’ve been getting closer to finishing Adrift and releasing it, I’ve been thinking more about how to summarise it for the blurb on the back of the book. I had a summary that I had written before I even finished the novel, but then as I was working on the book cover, I realised … More Why label LGBT/queer fiction?
As a mother of two young children (aged two and six), a lot of the television I encounter these days tends to appear on Disney Junior — which I watch on Malaysia’s PayTV network, Astro. I imagine there is an equivalent in most countries, considering there was a special Playhouse Disney (what Disney Junior used … More Race in Media and Diversity in Children’s Television