Tao Wong

Tao Wong is a Canadian author based in Toronto who is best known for his System Apocalypse post-apocalyptic LitRPG series and A Thousand Li, a Chinese xianxia fantasy series. His work has been released in audio, paperback, hardcover and ebook formats and translated into German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian and other languages. He was shortlisted for the UK Kindle Storyteller award in 2021 for his work, A Thousand Li: the Second Sect.

When he’s not writing and working, he’s practicing martial arts, reading and dreaming up new worlds. Tao became a full-time author in 2019 and is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), NINC and ALLI.

More details about Tao’s latest books can be found on…
Website: https://www.mylifemytao.com
Newsletter: https://www.subscribepage.com/taowong
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taowongauthor/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/tr_wong
Discord: https://discord.gg/jyznHPJ
Patreon: https://patreon.com/taowong

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The Value of Versatility

May 22, 2022 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Some agents, editors, and publishers advise authors to develop a brand. This branding sets the expectation that an author will stick to one genre, one style, or one format. But there’s a value to being versatile, too. This panel will discuss how and why authors should make and break their own mold.

Indie Author Meetup – Featuring: Tao Wong

December 2, 2023 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

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Panelists: Tao Wong

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The SFWA Independent Authors Committee invites you to join us at our virtual meetup. Each month, the meetup features an expert speaker for thirty minutes of programming followed by opportunities to ask questions and network with the SFWA indie authors community.

This month’s meet-up will feature Tao Wong, who will speak on leveraging Kickstarter for your indie author business.

Kickstarter can be a great way to fund the launch of a book, but it can also be a tricky business. Good planning and a solid understanding of how Kickstarter works is the key to a successful campaign. Author Tao Wong will share his experience with Kickstarter and talk about how to know when it might be the right option for an indie author’s business.



Tao Wong is a full-time author in the scifi and fantasy genres, writing predominantly in the LitRPG and xianxia sub-genres. A multiple times international Amazon bestseller, he is best known for the System Apocalypse and A Thousand Li universes, with over 40 full-length novels and numerous shorter works published. Tao was a finalist for the Kindle Storyteller UK Award in 2021.