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December 24, 2020

Literary Scouts

Scouts are the black ops of the publishing world and most people don't know what they do - even though they're an important part of the publishing food chain.
December 15, 2020

Why Read Print News

Why reading curated news online bothers me. I know, this isn't about writing or Chinese history but ...
September 22, 2020

Book Research Leads to DNA Test

The research I did for DRAGON SPRINGS ROAD made me curious enough to take a DNA test.
August 22, 2020

The House on Dragon Springs Road

The title of my second book comes from the street in Taipei where my parents first lived.
August 16, 2020

The Vanished Student

The fate of my father's student has remained unsolved. Perhaps Zhu doesn't wish to be found.
August 1, 2020

The Last Ghost Story

It seems somehow fitting that the last ghost story should be about my grandmother.