thanks for visiting my site! i’m an author and my debut novel, Silver Phoenix : Beyond the Kingdom of Xia and its sequel, Fury of the Phoenix are all out from Greenwillow Books. i’m also a student of chinese brush painting and have a picture book in the works. please take a look around! my blog is updated regularly and i love comments and emails! =)
Robin McKinley reads and reviews Silver Phoneix and
Fury of the Phoenix. and she enjoyed them! eep!!
Silver Phoenix paperback available 2/1/2011.
Fury of the Phoenix available 3/29/11
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i’ve been working on plum blossoms for the last month,
and finally finished a painting that i like last night. 8)
this painting is dedicated in loving memory
to percy russell, a friend and mentor to me in
my chinese brush painting class these past twelve
years. he always laughed when i called him my
favorite “lao wai” (old foreigner =) and claimed that
he must have been chinese in a past life.
near the end of every class, he’d inevitably ask