Jeannie Lin

About me

USA TODAY Bestselling author Jeannie Lin is known for writing groundbreaking historical romances set in Tang Dynasty China. Her novels have received multiple awards and starred reviews in Publishers Weekly and Library Journal.

Interestingly enough, her worst subject in high school was history. Probably because Asian history was compressed down to two paragraphs about inventing paper and building the Great Wall.

From my website

On writing to the market

Mum says that most people know what they want to be, they’re just too afraid to say it. I’ve wanted to write for money since I was in third grade. See how I said write for money there? I could … Continue reading →

On Success

I realized it’s been five years since the publication of Butterfly Swords — October 2010. Crazy, huh? It’s also fall. And I always get kind of moody and thoughtful in the fall. Partly because in growing up in southern California, … Continue reading →

Cover reveals: Day to Night Look

I was thrilled to see the new cover for Clockwork Samurai and noted the similarities to “The Warlord and the Nightingale”. So which do you prefer? Daytime or night time?

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