Joyce Chng


Joyce Chng lives in Singapore, loves sf/f, reading, writing, cooking, gardening and assorted stuff. She has two lovely daughters and a wonderful husband. She also herds cats.

Her other writing and publishing credits appear in sf/f publications such as FCrossed Genres, Semaphore Magazine, Everyday Fiction, M-BRANE SF, the Apex Book of World SF II, Lunar Station Quarterly and Bards & Sages Quarterly.

Stories are featured in anthologies by Semaphore Magazine and Apex (The Apex Book of World SF, II, 2012). Her two urban fantasy novels by Lyrical Press (Wolf At The Door and Obsidian Moon, Obsidian Eye)were released in April and November 2011 respectively. Heart of Fire, the third book in the series, will be published by Fox Spirit Books in 2014. Fox Spirit Books is now publishing the Jan Xu trilogy.

The Ayam Curtain, co-edited with J.Y. Yang, was published by Math Paper Press, 2012.

The Rider Trilogy is also published by the same publisher in 2013.

Where to find Joyce Chng online


Insignia: Chinese Fantasy Stories
Series: The Insignia Series, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,090. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
INSIGNIA Vol.2 includes 6 Chinese fantasy stories with a mix of urban, literary, contemporary, myth-based, and historical fantasy pieces. Rated 13+
Dark Claw
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,440. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Gabriel Sutherland, scion of Lord Kevin Sutherland, returns to Singapore, to deal with the resurgence of the Dark Claws, a splinter group of ultra-conservative drakes. Tragedy strikes and he becomes Lord Sutherland, leader of a clan of drakes. Along the way, he also discovers a long-lost sibling.
Price: Free! Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A young were-lioness bids her time in steel and concrete Singapore.
Tale of Yin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The duology of both "Of Oysters, Pearls & Magic" and "The Path of Kindness", in a whole ebook.
Sword and Silence
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A science fiction-fantasy about a girl, her sword and ridding her world of horse-headed aliens.
The Path Of Kindness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,320. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Sometimes, the path is riddled with obstacles and Kindness, Mirra's daughter, tries to find her own way. Impetuous, stubborn and doubtful of her inner magic, she embarks on a journey similar to her mother. What would she find? In the sequel to the heartbreaking Oysters, Pearls & Magic, we are again traveling in Mirra's world.
Broken Dream
Price: Free! Words: 3,520. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic
A post-apoc short/novelette, from "Envisioning".
The Basics of Flight
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,460. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Steampunk & retropunk
The Basics of Flight describes young Katherine Riley’s struggle to become an air-ship (called a ‘leo-fin’ in the story) pilot in a steampunk Victorian England
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A story from "Envisioning". What happens when you start growing your own food?
The Book of Phoenii
Price: Free! Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Poetry and stories about the mythical bird.
Price: Free! Words: 500. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
A flash story, told from the perspective of Kiat, a tian lung.
A Guide to Oysters, Pearls and Magic
Price: Free! Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
This is a guide for fans, book clubs and small groups.
A Basketful Of Figs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,410. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
A short story, set in a possible future. A girl grows up in war times.
Of Oysters, Pearls And Magic
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 28,620. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Enter the world of Mirra. She is a magic user, but her gift is scorned by the menfolk in her village. Men are allowed to use magic; women are not. So, after a tumultuous event, Mirra decides to leave and heads for the City to continue her own self-journey.
Envisioning: A Collection Of Speculative Fiction
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The worlds in this collection are similar to our current world. Perhaps, one could say that they represent what would have happened in the past, in the near future and in a far-flung (and still possible) future?
Winged: A Novella (Of Two Girls)
Price: Free! Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2009. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Winged. Flight. Two girls on the threshold of adulthood and filled with potential. Part coming-of-age story, part steampunk, part speculative fiction - Winged is a multi-leveled tale of two girls, in different worlds, both seeking their own paths.

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