Seb Cielens


Seb Cielens is a South Australian writer and teacher who has immersed himself in Asian culture and history since he was a child. His stories recount the turmoil of life in late imperial Korea and China, weaving hundreds of hours of historical research into vivid and inspiring fictional tales. After training in Chinese, Japanese and Korean martial arts for much of his life, Seb began putting it together with his passion for writing.

Seb holds a Master of Arts in Writing and Literature and a Bachelor of Education. White Lotus is his first novel, with The Golden Drum and Three Thousand Realms coming soon to complete The Tripitaka Chronicles.


The Tripitaka Chronicles
A woodblock engraved with a mysterious message in an unknown script is unearthed near a Korean temple. A novice monk, Kyetsu, is sent north, by the Abbot, on a mission to deliver it to the King. Thus starts a dangerous quest..
White Lotus
Price: $0.99 USD.


Three Thousand Realms
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 65,990. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2023 by NewLink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Kyetsu is about to realise the fate of more than just a dynasty is at stake.
The Golden Drum
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 72,600. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2022 by NewLink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
After the betrayal in King Sunjo's court, Yun-li and Kyetsu are forced onto a ship heading for Hong Kong.
White Lotus
Series: The Tripitaka Chronicles. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 74,540. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2021 by NewLink Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The year is 1799, workers unearth a woodblock engraved with a mysterious message in an unknown script near a Korean temple, setting into motion powerful forces of good and evil.

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