Tag Archives: fantastic places

Artifacts of an older era

A while back I made a post about going to China & Taiwan, and a little of the history of the two countries. I might’ve been able to skip that post and just jump to this one, but that one … Continue reading

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“Hallmarks” of wuxia

Last time I did a post detailing my own definitions of wuxia. I’d like to go a little more in-depth and talk about some things that many wuxia stories have in common, but don’t necessarily define the genre. 1) Cultural … Continue reading

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Ok Ben, so what is “wuxia”?

Glad I asked. I’ve been sort of dodging this because I really dislike the idea of genre definitions – stories have to fall into some pigeon holes, right? I guess so we can wrap our brains around where they’ll be … Continue reading

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Collaboration

Last week my writing buddy Russ posted a link to a writing contest – http://wuxia.genreverse.com/ the objective of which was to write a wuxia story. For those of you who don’t know, wuxia is a sort of genre out of … Continue reading

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BIG SUR

With luck, I’ll be traveling to another realm this weekend – Big Sur. Henry Miller, author of “Tropic of Cancer” and “Tropic of Capricorn” (among others) lived here and had his ashes scattered here, and my favorite, Kerouac, was inspired … Continue reading

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