Personal, Projects, Writing

Stay With Me: A Backstage Pass B-Side

May 1, 2019

Starting this post with a tweet– I've spoken to my editor (hi ninang @alyal_20) about the ~fate of Yihwan's book today, and I think it's safe to say that 1. The release date may be later than planned, but;2. GOOD things come to those who wait. 😊#PlayItByEarBook — t a r a 🐰 #ProjectDatu in Progress (@tarafrejas) January 5, 2019…

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Personal, The Writing Community, Writing

Yep, I did play it by ear this time.

April 15, 2019

So let me start this blog post with a tweet down memory lane: I started writing something new on my phone at 3am because I couldn't yet fall asleep for some reason. Haha, so I guess now #amwritingPIBE 😅 — t a r a 🐰 #ProjectDatu in Progress (@tarafrejas) April 16, 2018 You read that right, folks. It’s been (almost!!!)…

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Blog Tours, Personal, Projects, Writing

ARC Tour | Like Nobody’s Watching

October 21, 2017

Cover reveal, check. ARC kits, check. Blog tour — CHECK! The Like Nobody’s Watching Press Preview began last Wednesday, October 18, and people have been so generous with their stars! I am so kilig! Thank you, thank you, thank you so much to those who signed up for the blog tour. You are all such a blessing to authors like me. To…

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Personal, Projects, Writing

Once Upon a Project

August 30, 2017

When I released Waiting in the Wings in February, I had no idea I would be writing a spin-off novel so soon. Honestly, I already had plans for a second book in the same universe, but it wasn’t top priority on my writing calendar. (Yes, I have one. :P) And then, #AprilFeelsDay2017 and a certain theatre actor came along to shake things…

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Peripherals, Personal, Projects, Writing

Love Songs: Waiting in the Wings

love songs: waiting in the wings
June 23, 2017

I love love songs. I mean, I love songs in general, but I’m a sucker for passionate well-written love songs, and I believe we have plenty of that in OPM (Original Pilipino Music). Including some of my favorites in Waiting in the Wings was such a fun thing to do, but also a little daunting, only because I couldn’t really quote the lyrics…

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Peripherals, Personal, Projects, Writing

Gio & Gab For #SummerCrush!

Summer Crush Crew
June 1, 2017

And so, the final promotional ~thing for our summer music festival anthology, Summer Crush ended last Sunday! It came in the form of three video recordings, excerpts from each of the three short stories–Jay E. Tria’s You Only Need Reminding, Almost There by yours truly, and Six de los Reyes’ Ocean Eyes–read by two people we love, Gio Gahol and Gab Pangilinan.…

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Peripherals

Drive By Kilig: #RamonXErin

April 25, 2017

I’d been thinking of a nice, silly label to call these short bursts of kilig I’ve been posting via Twitter these past several days, and I think I’ve got the perfect hashtag now: #DriveByKilig And so, as promised here’s a dose of some Drive By Kilig courtesy of Waiting in the Wings‘ Ramon and Erin, with a side of Pio. <3…

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Peripherals

Character Chats: GabeXFi + EG Project Edition

April 16, 2017

Three days ago, I discovered Yazzy, a phone application that can generate different kinds of social media content from information you input. Using the app, you can easily create fake text or chat logs as well as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter posts–so naturally, I had to make some for my characters… and I had so much fun. Here’s a collection of the…

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