Time Management For Slackers

Source: pexels.com One of the things I’ve been working on since the year started is using a planner to keep track of my days. I’ll admit, during the first few days of the semester I was excited to use my planner to note every appointment down–and I did, to the point when I had booked myself for two weeks in advance.

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Randomesticity: No, This is Random

Today’s post was NOT brought to you by a messenger from Persia. I’m in the middle of a “should be writing/am actually doing” phase right now, so I’m doing a series of rants, raves, and little bits in between. – Writing updates: While my test development papers are doing okay, my outline for the novella I’m writing is suffering from

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Hey, Girl.

The good news is that I got my laptop back. Yay Georgina! The bad news is that I still have some housekeeping issues to take care of here; the storms and monsoon rains have done a number on Manila (and parts of my university); there are problems to sort out with my program evaluation, and – oh, the humanity! –

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Today’s Post: The Thousand-Word Parody

And once again, my apologies, because this post has been brought to you by this screencap from the Esquire US website. 1) Yes, I went there. 2) Yes, I’ve waited *that long* for this picture to happen, and much longer for the cover photo as well. 2.5) Come on, folks! He’s smiling, for crying out loud! There is no guyliner

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Today’s Dispatch: Chasing Numbers

This post is brought to you by this GIF of Erik Spoelstra’s… um… passionate style of game-calling, as captured during Game 3 of the NBA Finals. (Disclosure: Both of our families are from the same barrio in the Philippines. Which is unfortunate, since it’s things like this – and my undying dislike of LeBron – that keep me from rooting for

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Today’s Dispatch: Procrastination Is Easy

This post has been brought to you by this picture of Paul Walker. Source: trashness.com via Sam on Pinterest Considering that I’m practically halfway through my Script Frenzy screenplay – at 47 out of 100 pages – I’ve found it quite natural to slack off and think of crazy things about the screenplay that have nothing to do with writing

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Stella Torres

is the author of the adult contemporary romances Save the Cake, Crushingly Close, and Nine Years Away, as well as the short story “Be Creative” in the anthology Kids These Days: Stories from Luna East Vol. 1.

In her previous life, she has worked in public relations, taught English as a second language, and even attended graduate school (twice!). She has lived in Indonesia, Honolulu, and Quezon City before moving back to her hometown of Los Banos, a few hours’ drive (with traffic) from the heart of Manila.

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