The Publication In China

Publication in China - Chinese Friends photo

I AM EXCITED TO SAY THAT THIS WEEK MARKS THE PUBLICATION in China of the first of our several Douglas Wood/King-in Publishing projects. In these photos are some of my wonderful Chinese friends who are making this possible, photos from my China tour of 2019. The publisher, Mr. Ao. His right-hand Assistant Lucia, Assistant/ Tour Manager Yunjia Hai, and Marketing

Wonderful Trip in China

READERS OF THIS SPACE MAY REMEMBER that a year ago at this time I was touring China. It was a grand and wonderful trip and offered me the chance to see and experience things I never imagined I would.

A Wild Path


Chinese Publisher Creates Boxed Set of the Three Old Turtles

ON THIS DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING I HAVE RECEIVED CONTRACTS FROM CHINA for publication of more than a dozen new books. It is an exciting new world opening up, and all so unexpectedly! Among many lovely things, my Chinese publisher (King-In) has already translated and republished a beautiful boxed set of the three Old Turtles. On the back of the box

China Trip 2019 Review #5- Sights and Sounds

AS I LOOK BACK OVER MY TRIP TO CHINA, all the extraordinary visions and scenes and experiences, it is the people who stand out most. Mr. Ao, the publisher who is bringing my books, music, and message to China. My wonderful interpreter and guide, Lucia. Young Yun who behind the scenes helped to organize and make everything work. Jade-and-Beauty who

China Trip 2019 Review #4- Church in the Pines – reflections of China Visit

AT THE CHURCH O’ THE PINES THIS MORNING, we defer to my recent trip to China, and to an extraordinary visit to another sort of church—the legendary Shaolin Temple over the Yellow River in the mountains near Zhengzhou. Made famous by Hollywood and the David Carradine Kung Fu series, this home of Chinese Ch’an Buddhism (precursor of Zen) dates back

China Trip 2019 Review #3- Bonsai Garden

ONE OF THE GREAT PERSONAL HIGHLIGHTS OF MY RECENT TRIP TO CHINA was a visit to a magnificent Bonsai Garden high in the misty mountains over Chongqing. I LOVE bonsai trees and used to grow them myself before moving into the woods where I have many big trees, rather than small ones, to care for. Mr.Ao, my Chinese publisher-host, was

China Trip 2019 Review #2- Dragon Pavilion in Kaifeng

AT THE DRAGON PAVILION IN KAIFENG, site of an astonishing temple from the Qing Empire, I had the chance to make the acquaintance of this beautiful young lady, holding tight to her cotton candy. My brother Bruce, who accompanied me for the entire trip, is seen with me at the the base of the temple, similar in scope to ancient

China Trip 2019 Review #1- Friends

FRIENDS: I have taken a couple days since my return from China to process and absorb the extraordinary things I saw and experienced and the wonderful people I met. That’s going to take awhile. I will be returning for more trips in the future,