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Don’t Miss This $0.99 Ebook Sale!

Buwan Ng Mga Akdang Pinoy SALE

Because it’s #BuwanNgMgaAkdangPinoy, all my books on Amazon are $0.99 until the end of the month! Check out my titles below:

Paper Planes Back Home

Urban Fantasy / Contemporary / Romance / 40k+ words
Synopsis | Amazon | Goodreads

The “Forget You” Brew

Urban Fantasy (#StrangeLit) / Contemporary / Romance / 15k+ words
Synopsis | Amazon | Goodreads

Scandalized

Contemporary / Light Romance / 40k+ words
Synopsis | Amazon | Goodreads

Settle the Score / Hustle Play

Contemporary / Sports Romance / 16k+ words
Synopsis | Amazon | Goodreads

Waiting in the Wings

Contemporary / Romance / 40k+ words
Synopsis | Amazon | Goodreads

Summer Crush

Contemporary / Romance / Anthology / 40k+ words
Synopsis | Amazon | Goodreads

Hankering for more Filipino-authored romances? Well, you’re in luck, because a lot of my fellow #romanceclass authors are having a $0.99 sale too! Take a look at this very useful Twitter thread put together by our dear friend, Chachic:

There you go~ time for some book shopping! Have fuuu~n! <3

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Love Songs: Waiting in the Wings

love songs: waiting in the wings

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 in the book. Often, I wondered if describing the songs was enough to get their messages across, and when I felt that wasn’t enough, I put together a Waiting in the Wings Spotify playlist.

Today, I’m sharing the lyrics to the four OPM songs mentioned in the book, together with English translations so that international readers may also understand what they mean. Please bear in mind though that I’m not a translation expert, but I tried my best to capture the feeling of the songs. Take a look/listen:

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Here, have my feelings. All of them.

Okay, I know… I know. It’s been three weeks since the #romanceclass April Feels Day–I should have gotten over it by now, moved on and such… but guess what? It’s not happening. Nuh-uh.

All because the live readings for Waiting in the Wings happened.

So here I am, writing this post to try and process my feelings one by one. There will be more ~processing posts, by the way, because more things happened after April 30 and I just…

Why yes, I’ve been finding the need to do this for three weeks now.

Before I wordvomit around this space, you need to know these three things:

  1. Waiting in the Wings is my most personal work yet,
  2. A huge chunk of Ramon’s personality was inspired by Gio Gahol, and;
  3. Pio Alvez in my headcanon looks and sounds like Fred Lo.
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