Oh yes, it's September and my favorite season of the year is fast approaching (can you hear the bells???) This year's Christmas might be a little different though, as there'd be no simbang gabi, and I doubt if there's ever gonna be puto bumbong and bibingka on the streets. Sure, there's bibingka and puto bumbong … Continue reading On bullet journaling: Hello, September!
There's something therapeutic about watching other people plan their lives thru notebooks, colored pens, and stickers in a time lapse. Those Youtube videos of people making bullet journals and writing in calligraphies are oddly satisfying to watch, and I thought maybe if I do it too I'd feel much better about myself. It took me … Continue reading Bullet journaling chased my stress away
Characters make your story moving. Essentially, they are the life of the story, and so may it be a person, an animal or an inanimate object (in fables), your readers must be able to relate to them. From a reader's point of view, I want books with characters that are too relatable I could imagine … Continue reading Your guide to writing romance: Befriending your characters
Story ideas pop in my head all the time. When I'm drinking coffee. When there's an ending to a book or a movie or a scene in a Kdrama that I don't quite agree with. When there's a couple sitting next to my table in a restaurant barely talking to each other. Are they breaking … Continue reading Your guide to writing romance: Coming up with story ideas
All of us have a story tell, or two. Or maybe a lot. Sometimes you feel like your brain is going to explode of all the things that want to be written and shared so bad. I'm like that, like, all the time. I was in high school when I started to write stories, … Continue reading Your guide to writing romance: An introduction