this is how I write, words of wisdom, writing

Writing What Matters

I’ve been beta-reading some manuscripts on my down time between writing and studying, and I’ve found myself giving the same pieces of advice to these writers regarding their stories. One of the things that I’ve found myself commenting on a lot involve scenes, and the writing of scenes in particular; from what I’ve seen in the early drafts that have…

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#JustWritePH Blog Tour: For the Win (Plus Giveaway!)

Welcome to the final week of the #JustWritePH Blog Tour! Each week we have featured a different story and author from each of the #JustWritePH bundles available from Buqo. #JustWritePH: For the Win Available on Buqo for US$0.99 (P45) from October 5 to 11 Regular price is US$3.99 (P180) Insurmountable challenges from supernatural beings, political scandals in vast kingdoms, post-apocalyptic survival,…

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#JustWritePH Blog Tour: For Redemption (Plus Giveaway!)

Welcome back to Week 4 of the #JustWritePH Blog Tour! Every week we will feature a different story and author from each of the #JustWritePH bundles available from Buqo. #JustWritePH: For RedemptionBuy it on Buqo for $0.99 (P45) from September 28 to October 4Regular price is US$3.99 (P180) Redemption doesn’t come easy. It involves hardship, righting wrongs, and making tough…

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#JustWritePH Blog Tour: For Love (Plus Giveaway!)

Welcome to the third week of the #JustWritePH Blog Tour! Every week we will feature a different story and author from each of the #JustWritePH bundles available on Buqo. ##JustWritePH: For Love Buy it on Buqo for US$0.99 (P45) from September 21 to 27.  Regular price is US$3.99 (P180). Love is never easy, but the journey to that happily ever after…

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#JustWritePH Blog Tour: For Justice (Plus Giveaway!)

Welcome to the second week of the #JustWritePH Blog Tour! Every week we will feature a different story from each of the #JustWritePH bundles available on Buqo. #JustWritePH—For Justice  Authors: Michael Recto, EK Gonzales, Pau Castillo, and Mark Manalang  Buy it from Buqo for US$0.99 (P45) from September 14 to 20. Regular price is US$3.99 (P180) When justice calls, heroes…

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#JustWritePH Blog Tour: For the Feels (Plus Giveaway!)

Welcome to the first week of the #JustWritePH blog tour! Every week we will feature a different story from each of the #JustWritePH bundles available on Buqo. Get to know the new voices in Philippine literature as they share with us their insights on the writing process! This week, we’ll be featuring the #JustWritePH bundle For the Feels.  #JustWritePH—For the…

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about me, this is how I write, work in progress, writing

#amwriting

In case you were curious: Yes, I’m still working on the new book, but I’ve already given myself a deadline for it and it should be ready for editing in a matter of months.  But wait, there’s more!  Not only will I have Save the Cake out in print and the second book following before the end of the year,…

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characterization, rants, writing

Pick and Choose

This post is brought to you by Love Is Not A Triangle, a blog for readers who don’t like love triangles. I had the chance to think closely on what I said about the love triangle trope in last month’s book review round-up, and why I’ve been tolerant about them in the past. Yes, it does seem like the ultimate…

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about me, random posts, writing

Housekeeping

A few things have been going on chez Meimei: 1) I’m up to my ears right now with school work;  2) I’m excited about the upcoming launch for Kids These Days (check out the artwork on Chrissie’s blog);  and 3) I’m writing a short story for a writing class that’s quite far from the norm for me. Let’s just say…

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