Personal, Projects, Writing

Backtracking a bit: My #SparkNA journey

July 2, 2015

It’s been almost a month since the #SparkNA writing workshop came to a close, and I never really got around to writing about the experience–or I did, but in increments over the past few months–because 1) things got crazy at work, and; 2) I think I’m still in denial that it had already ended. During our second and last face-to-face…

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Work

Movie date this Saturday? ^_^

June 9, 2015

If I’ve been very busy these past few weeks, it’s because of this baby right here–a first attempt (for me and my MA, Liezel) to organize a block screening event under the company I work for, Modworld Production Management, Inc. The event is finally happening this Saturday, and I’m equal parts thrilled and terrified, just like I was when we staged…

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Personal, Writing

끝. Wakas. The End.

June 5, 2015

I am a writer who dislikes writing endings. Which is kind of weird, right? As a writer, I should feel happy about getting to the end of my story. It’s an achievement, something to be celebrated, even in the simplest of ways. And yet, during the past few years I’ve realized a trend when I’m about to close a work…

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Personal

Open letters

May 31, 2015

Dear C, I’ve been thinking of writing you a letter since that day in April when we learned of the new journey you chose to take. Obviously, work and other things got in the way, so I guess this will suffice. I was shocked by the decision you made. Shocked, but not disturbed. Shocked in an amazing, terrifying kind of…

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Personal, Work

It’s the month of May(hem)

May 30, 2015

The fact that I can now write another blog entry means I’ve already typed the words “THE END” on my #SparkNA manuscript–and believe me, I’d totally drink to that if I could–and am currently enjoying a few hours away from it. I have now spent a full 19 or so hours away from my still tentatively-titled book, and I’m just…

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Personal

Work & Play: Beach, books, and broken hearts

April 28, 2015

Got dragged (no, not literally) all the way up to San Juan, La Union last Tuesday to participate in SIFCare’s Earth Day activities which mostly entailed getting people to help clean up major waterways such as rivers and beaches. La Union is known for being the surfing capital of the Philippines, but do you also know that a lot of pawikans…

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Personal, Projects, Writing

“Let’s be brave.”

April 9, 2015

It’s barely been a week since #SparkNA began (in case you missed it, here’s a post a made about this free writing class I joined), but I’ve already learned a lot–from our facilitator, Mina Esguerra, to my very passionate support group and fellow classmates. But it all starts with bravery, it seems, and I think it very appropriate that this…

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