Hello Dear Readers! M. L. Wang here. With The Sword of Kaigen coming out in two weeks, I wanted to ramble a bit about the setting, characters, magic system, and the general experience of writing a 600-page fantasy. The Setting While I went to extreme, conscious lengths to research to the West African cultures that inspired the… Continue reading About my upcoming novel – The Sword of Kaigen
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KejtJ310r5Q&t=10s Hello Dear Readers! I made this video to accompany my Asian Fantasy Book Giveaway (which you can ENTER HERE!). Includes a full description of each book. Youtube Video Description: 📚 ENTER GIVEAWAY HERE! ➡️ https://mailchi.mp/ef3370b55395/asian... (Open to international readers) 📚 GIVEAWAY BOOKS 📚 (Note: I am an Amazon affiliate - for each purchase made through the links below,… Continue reading Asian Fantasy Book Giveaway – Video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eFnf76_J5gg Video Description: 📚 MY BOOKS 📚 'Theonite Book I: Planet Adyn': https://amzn.to/2poOFge 'Theonite Book II: Orbit': https://amzn.to/2PSmzFi 'The Sword of Kaigen' (PRE-ORDER 99c): https://amzn.to/2SxD2R2 (and don't forget to submit your pre-order receipt and mailing address to firstname.lastname@example.org for your reader SWAG PACK!) 📚 EARLY REVIEWS of THE SWORD OF KAIGEN Blue Ink (starred review):… Continue reading January Owlcrate Unboxing & ‘The Sword of Kaigen’ Pre-order Swag – Video
For a limited time, my Japanese-inspired military fantasy novel, The Sword of Kaigen, is available for pre-order for only 0.99 on Amazon! Not only that, if you email your pre-order receipt to email@example.com, along with a complete mailing address, you can get the awesome swag pack pictured below! Pre-order The Sword of Kaigen (currently only 0.99) and submit your… Continue reading The Sword of Kaigen Pre-order & Swag!
Hello Dear Readers! With The Sword of Kaigen, coming out in early 2019, I thought I would put together a list of East Asian fantasy books to get everyone in the mood. Since The Sword of Kaigen has its toes in a few different genres, I've been careful to include a diverse spread in this list – YA & adult,… Continue reading 25 Asian-Inspired Fantasy Books
THE FINAL COVER DESIGN IS HERE! During November, I will be sending a limited number of advanced reader copies of The Sword of Kaigen (in both PDF and paperback form) to readers interested in providing early reviews. As of today, I am accepting ARC requests at firstname.lastname@example.org! Stuff to know about ARC requests: Due to shipping costs, I… Continue reading The Final Sword of Kaigen Cover Art is here! (ARCs available)
Hello Dear Readers! M. L. Wang here, and today I want to share some new SoK artwork from the wonderful Tara Spruit (Taratjah). I've always loved this artist's warm, expressive style, so I was ecstatic to have the chance to commission these pieces. Tara Spruit has also done wonderful art based on other fantasy series… Continue reading More ‘Sword of Kaigen’ Art!
Hello Dear Readers! M. L. Wang here with some quick SoK updates. First, I'm delighted to let you all know that The Sword of Kaigen is now on Goodreads! If you use Goodreads, be sure to add it to your 'to-read' shelf and vote for it on the 'Fantasy Releases of February 2019,' 'Asian Fantasy… Continue reading The Sword of Kaigen Updates – Now on Goodreads!
A big thanks to @merwild (Coralie 'Coco' Jubenot) for this stunning commissioned artwork of Misaki and Takeru from The Sword of Kaigen. If for some strange reason you don’t already follow this incredible artist, now would be a great time to do so. I may be giving away prints of this artwork closer to SoK's release on… Continue reading New SoK Art by Merwild
Hello again, Dear Readers! I wanted to share some of the maps I've been working on to go inside The Sword of Kaigen (coming February 19th, 2019). If you've read the Theonite books, this first map probably looks familiar. Not wanting to reuse the same Yammanka-style map of Duna from Theonite: Orbit, I made some… Continue reading Maps of SoK