So you wanna write YA? Here’s your chance!

#romanceclass is looking for new YA (young adult) authors–could you be one of them? If you’ve been wanting to write a #romanceclass book but don’t know where to start, this is your chance to be mentored by two amazing Filipino authors, Agay Llanera and Ines Bautista-Yao!

Click on the link below to view the signup page, read the rules carefully, and register for the class when you’re ready. But don’t wait too long, because the form closes on August 25!

YES! I want to join the #romanceclass YA workshop today!

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Give it to me straight “Promdi Heart”

Seems like it’s the season for wonderful romance anthologies, because here’s another one from six #romanceclass authors I look up to. Promdi Heart: Hometown Love Stories is a collection of short stories set in six different provinces in the Philippines–Misamis Occidental, Negros Occidental, Aklan, Bulacan, Ilocos Sur, and Zambales. I one-clicked this gem after its March 29 release (but I’ve not read it yet–I will get to it soon!) and I really think you should, too. I’ve seen a lot of people tweet positive thoughts about this book, and I feel like turning the book’s pages will take me on a lovely, lovely trip.

Promdi Heart: Hometown Love Stories
C.P. Santi, Ines Bautista-Yao, Jay E. Tria, Chris Mariano, Georgette S. Gonzales, Agay Llanera

Take a quick tour of the Philippines with six hometown love stories.

Visit Jimenez, Misamis Occidental where a priest might just set you up with a man whose dimples are to die for.

Visit Silay, Negros Occidental and get on a horse alongside hunky, hazel-eyed Negrense royalty.

Visit Kalibo, Aklan and find yourself in the arms of a cute drummer boy who just happens to be your kuya’s BFF.

Visit Hagonoy, Bulacan and spend All Saint’s Day next to a distracting boy who promises to write you a song.

Visit Vigan, Ilocos Sur and meet the hot man you used to bully when he was a shy, scrawny boy.

Visit Pundaquit, Zambales and find love in a bronzed fisherman whose eyes hold depths you’ll want to explore.

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Time to Hoard More Books!

Curious as to which #romanceclass titles will be available on Sunday’s #AprilFeelsDay event? Here’s a partial and unofficial list of books you’ll be able to buy at the venue, so get those wallets ready!

by Mina V. Esguerra

  • Learning to Fall – P275
  • My Imaginary Ex – P150
  • That Kind of Guy – P175
  • Welcome to Envy Park – P185
  • The Harder We Fall – P185
  • Never Just Friends – P185

by Six de los Reyes

  • Beginner’s Guide – P370
  • Just for the Record – P220

by Carla de Guzman

  • Cities – P300
  • We Go Together – P200

by Agay Llanera

  • Choco Chip Hips – P200
  • This Side of Sunny – P215

by C.P. Santi

  • When Cocoy Became Kikay – P190
  • Be Careful What You Wish For – P290

by Ana Tejano

  • Fall Like Rain – P250

by Tara Frejas (That’s me!)

  • Paper Planes Back Home – P250
  • The “Forget You” Brew – P200

by Yeyet Soriano

  • Turning Points P330
  • In My Dreams P240

by Jay E. Tria

  • Blossom Among Flowers – P280
  • Majesty – P200
  • Songs of Our Breakup – P250
  • Songs to Get Over You – P250

by Kesh Tanglao

  • The Real Score – P250 (P350 if bundled with an eBook copy of (un)breakable)

by Chi Yu Rodriguez

  • The ByeBye Bouquet – P220

by Chrissie Peria

  • All’s Fair in Blog and War – P200

by Ansela Corsino

  • The Billionaire’s Price – P350

by Miles Tan

  • Finding X – P200

by Arlene Manocot

  • Yearning for the One (Poem Anthology) – P180

Please be reminded that most of these books come in limited quantities, so come to the venue early to be able to buy your copies. Or you can always arrange for reservations with the authors through Facebook or Twitter.

Aren’t you glad it’s payday weekend?

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