What are Sais?

Introducing author J.E. Klimov to tell us all about the sai: The sai play a major role in my up and coming novel, The Aeonians. However, the more I discussed my book to my fellow colleagues, friends, and family, I realized that many weren’t aware of what they are. And they …

Sharp Pointy Things

Well, looks like I’ve been allowed to make a blog post here at JL. Muahahaha! *ahem* *cough* Sorry about that–I don’t know what happened there.   Okay, moving on. So, today I get to talk about my favorite sharp pointy things: swords.   Alas, this isn’t one of mine. In …

A Very Japanese Halloween

Author Corinne Morier is our guest poster today. Corinne is an American currently living in Japan whilst on the JET (Japan Exchange and Teaching) Programme, and she’s here to share what Halloween is like in Japan with us.   Japanese culture is ripe with urban legends and ghost stories. So …