Monthly Archives: June 2017

Short Readings for Students from a Hong Kong Newspaper – The Dim Sum Anthology, Part 1

After that long series on the Korean martyrs, I’m going to do a few short series to get back on schedule.  First up is a collection of stories from the 1980s focusing on light, mundane topics such as school children, … Continue reading

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Summer Appearance Schedule for 2017

My summer schedule is shaping up to be very busy.  I just had confirmation that I will be selling my books and artwork in Artist Alley at this year’s Anthrocon, in addition to speaking there for the first time on … Continue reading

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After Several Lives in the Sea of Suffering She Had Purified the Waves – Journey to the West, Part 2

Now that I am finished working on my Korean textbook, I can catch up on the Literati corner as well.  This post will cover volume 2 of Journey to the West in my edition, which includes chapters 16 through 33.  … Continue reading

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New Korean Language Guide Available for Purchase

Finally, I finished my new project, my first non-fiction language book, Lady Xiansa’s Guide to Beginning Korean, which is now available in paperback on Amazon:   I could have named it just Beginning Korean or something equally utilitarian, but … Continue reading

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The Search for Hidden Heretics in the Joseon Royal Court – Martyr’s Country, Part 8

I am covering more of volume 3 from the 4 volume series of Dowon Park’s Martyr’s Country (박도원의 ”순교자의 나라”)  this time, and this will be the last installment of the series after all.   Chapter 3 continues with Inspector Kyechang … Continue reading

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