fiction, Philippines, squee

Now on Amazon: Pinoy Contemporary Romance!

If I had enough money (or Amazon credit) to buy Kindle editions of my favorite Pinoy contemporary romances, I would. I love the fact that there’s a growing crop of authors that are making their way into the market, especially since they do give a unique spin on what has always been looked at a Western-dominated genre. If you’re curious…

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announcements, crushes of yore, essays, squee

About a Parent

Some of you may be wondering if I’ve been crying buckets of tears over the news that Jeremy Renner is now expecting a child with an unidentified ex-girlfriend – who, obviously, is not me. Frankly, I didn’t know if I wanted to laugh, cry, or beat the living daylights out of the bastard, so I did feel bad for a while… then…

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about me, squee, this is how I write, words of wisdom, work in progress, writing

The Great Big Anniversary

I know, I  know, you’re probably wondering: The first real post on this blog happened on January 3, and I didn’t post again until the first “official” entry on January 17. Why, then, would the “anniversary” of The Great Big Jump fall on January 7? Simple: Because THIS HAPPENED. Matty D, you’re next. (Flat Jeremy was a Christmas gift from my…

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holidays, in memoriam, music, squee

Today’s Dispatch: So This Is Christmas (Part 4)

In case “Driving Home for Christmas” didn’t already make you cry, here’s Whitney Houston doing one of the most definitive versions of “Do You Hear What I Hear?” (One of the rarest times when I would have watched Jay instead of Dave for Christmas.) And if you’re still reeling from dearest Hawkeye singing and playing piano during his opening monologue on…

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busy-ness, crushes of yore, holidays, in memoriam, music, NaNoWriMo, screenplay, squee

Today’s Dispatch: Waiting on a Line of Greens and Blues

This post was brought to you by THIS SONG: See, here’s the problem: It’s October 30, right? And I’m supposed to be plotting my NaNo by now, because we’ll be busy tomorrow since we’re getting a jump (pun not intended) on All Saints’ Day by visiting the family pantheon. (Okay, not exactly a real “pantheon” per se, but we use…

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