Personal, Projects, The Writing Community

#RomanceClass Reader Take Three | Take Me Away Edition

August 14, 2018

Happy Romance Awareness Month, everybody! Which romance novels have you been reading lately, and can I interest you in some Filipino-authored romances? For this month’s #romanceclass Take Three Project, I asked readers and authors about the places in #romanceclass books that inspired them to dream of a great getaway someday soon. Check out their responses below–maybe you’ll find your next…

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Projects, The Writing Community

#RomanceClass Author Take Three | Meet-Cute Edition

July 22, 2018

Welcome once again to the #RomanceClass Take Three Project, where I give #romanceclass readers and authors a monthly prompt/question and ask them to list down and briefly discuss their top three answers. This month’s topic was influenced by our most recent event, How to Meet-Cute, where we were treated to live readings of meet-cutes from soon-to-be-published books. (How exciting!) I…

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Events, The Writing Community

How to Meet-Cute: a #romanceclass Pop-up Event

June 20, 2018

Meet-cute. You know the drill. Romantic lead meets love interest for the first time. Maybe it’s awkward, maybe they hit it off right away. Maybe it’s a total disaster. Whatever it is, a meet-cute happens when a future romantic couple meets for the first time. It sets tone and expectation for the readers, and is often one of the most memorable…

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The Writing Community

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

July 25, 2017

#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,…

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Blog Tours, The Writing Community

Give it to me straight “Promdi Heart”

April 9, 2017

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…

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