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ARC Tour | Waiting in the Wings

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Today's the first day of Waiting in the Wings' ARC Tour--YAY!--and I'd like to first and foremost thank everyone who has signed up for this. I am still anxious as hell (as I always am about new releases), but your support is very much appreciated.

Here's an excerpt from the book, plus a playlist you can listen to when you're finally reading it come the 21st. It's an all-OPM (Original Pilipino Music) lineup, so I might be posting some translations soon, for the benefit of those who don't know Filipino.

But first: QUICK LINKS!

CLICK HERE to pre-order Waiting in the Wings on Amazon.
CLICK HERE to add Waiting in the Wings on Goodreads.

Aaand, on to the show~

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PRE-ORDER | Waiting in The Wings

There’s less than a week to go (EEP!) until my latest release, Waiting in the Wings, is out in the wild! And in case you missed the memo, you may now pre-order the book on Amazon for only $0.99, valid only until release day, February 21, 2017!

Pre-order Waiting in the Wings on Amazon!

What’s the book all about? Take a look:

Cover-WITW-frontAt twenty-three, theatre actress Erin Javier has yet to fall in love or kiss a boy offstage, away from the klieg lights. She is the perfect leading lady—whose heart men would fight for, win, and protect—unfortunately, only until the curtains fall and the lights go down. In real life, Erin is a certified NBSB whose heart has been hoping for a song to dance to.

But when two (two!) men enter from stage left and right, Erin is confused. Who deserves to take center stage in her heart—Mr. Theatre Royalty whose attention and displays of affection make her pulse race, or a good friend whose steady support has helped steer her to success and fulfill her dream?

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FREE EBOOK: Paper Planes Back Home

My first published novel, Paper Planes Back Home, is turning two next month! But aside from the occasion of its second birthday, I’m again giving away free copies of the book for another reason–it makes a sort-of cameo in my upcoming book, Waiting in the Wings!

Free Ebook: Paper Planes Back Home

If you haven’t read the book yet but want to and don’t have a copy of your own, click on the image above and download the book FREE! This offer is good until January 22 only, so make the most out of it.

Feel free to share!

Here’s the Goodreads page for Paper Planes Back Home. Hope you can give me a rating/review when you finish reading the book, and thank you in advance! <3

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The 16 Sweetest Moments of 2016

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Honestly, I hadn’t really planned on writing a yearender blog post for reasons that are relatively mababaw (i.e. my internet connection S U C K S here in Baguio City), but I thought it would be nice to cap this mostly WTF year with a look back at the moments I was most thankful for. After all, happiness stems from having a grateful heart, right?

And so without further ado, here are the 16 sweetest moments of my 2016.

1. Being able to write for kids. (Bayong ng Kuting Workshop, January 2016)

Being able to write is, in itself, a blessing, but at the end of 2015, I decided to challenge myself and enroll in the Bayong ng Kuting Workshop. The workshop required us to craft an original children’s story around the Bayong ng Kuting universe. And if you think writing children’s lit is easy, think. again. No news yet about our submissions, but no matter the outcome, I’m so glad I took on this challenge. ^_^

2. Dipping my toes in uncharted waters. (#romanceclass @ Komiket, February 2016)

Another first for #romanceclass and myself was being one of the participating merchants at the Komiket, an event that featured and celebrated indie komiks and the talented people behind them. We probably stood out like a sore thumb then, selling romance novels alongside comicbooks and art, but it had been fun, and we actually sold books! I believe this was where the idea for #4 came up (though I could be wrong, heh).

BONUS ROUND: I met Manix Abrera for the first time in this event! He is SO COOL. <3

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