Articles, Writing

This Week’s Quotes to Write By

{Writing} This Week's Quotes to Write By Quotes to make you pick up that pen or tap on that keyboard and start writing These quotes graphics can be a lifesaver for any writer on days when low self-esteem takes a nose dive or when doubts and insecurities threaten to overwhelm.  Are you thinking of writing… Continue reading This Week’s Quotes to Write By

Articles, Kitchen Adventures, Recipes

Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen

{Food} MAMA LOU'S ITALIAN KITCHEN This Filipino-owned restaurant serves authentic Italian food with the warmth and comforts of home. Mama Lou's Special Pizza Mama Lou's in U.P. Town Center is always packed at any given time of the day, especially on occasions like Father's Day. It's no surprise. The owners, husband and wife team Richard… Continue reading Mama Lou’s Italian Kitchen

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3-Ingredient Quick And Easy, Diabetic-Friendly Matcha Latte Recipe

{Recipe} 3-Ingredient quick & Easy, Diabetic-Friendly Matcha Latte Recipe Make your own Matcha Green Tea Latte with just three ingredients and in under two minutes! Green is in. I have a thing with Matcha Green Tea nowadays, ever since I read that it's a better alternative to coffee in more ways than one.I know I'm kinda… Continue reading 3-Ingredient Quick And Easy, Diabetic-Friendly Matcha Latte Recipe

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5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 3)

{Writing} Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 3) Sharing what I've learned so far as a writer. (Part 3 of a 3-part series) Welcome to the last installment of my Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction. An overview: Basically, these five steps comprise of five R's.     Part I discussed the first two… Continue reading 5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 3)

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5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 2)

{Writing} Part 2 of A Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction Sharing what I've learned so far as a writer. (Part 2 of a 3-part series) In my previous post, I initially shared two of the five R’s in my five-step beginner’s guide to writing fiction. Here it is in a gist: And now we… Continue reading 5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction (Part 2)

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5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction

{Writing} Five-Step Beginner's Guide to Writing Fiction Sharing what I've learned so far as a writer. (Part 1 of a 3-part series) In this series of posts discussing a beginner’s guide to writing fiction, I will share what I have learned and experienced so far as a writer. This is by no means exhaustive and… Continue reading 5 Step Proven Beginner’s Guide to Writing Fiction

Articles, Movie Reviews

Movie Review: Annihilation

{Movie Review} ANNIHILATION This 2018 scifi horror movie based on Jeff VanderMeer’s best-selling Southern Reach Trilogy baffles, terrifies, provokes, and leaves the viewer uneasy and disoriented. https://youtu.be/ufaDurSCKOk When her husband vanishes during a secret mission, biologist Lena joins an expedition into a mysterious region sealed off by the U.S. government. Annihilation Movie Review: This 2018 scifi… Continue reading Movie Review: Annihilation

Articles, Book Reviews

Book Review: Stay A Little Longer

{Book Review} Stay A Little Longer Dawn Lanuza Stay A Little Longer by Dawn Lanuza will take you to a roller-coaster ride of feelings in this generally hopeful, feel-good romance.  Buy on amazon Blurb They were perfect strangers—all perks, no strings. Until they weren't. Elan wasn’t supposed to meet Caty. She lived halfway around the… Continue reading Book Review: Stay A Little Longer

Articles, News and Events, Personal Development

Reinventing Oneself for the Better

{Personal Development} Reinventing Oneself for the Better We are never too old to reinvent ourselves for the better. So...this happened yesterday. April 16, 2019. For the second time around, I graduated from school again. This time, it's with a Master's degree in Educational Management. I'd be lying if I said it was an easy ride. In… Continue reading Reinventing Oneself for the Better

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On Writing Late in Life

{Writing} On WritingLate in Life Do late bloomers have a chance of success in the extremely competitive world of writing and publishing?More and more writers these days are sprouting everywhere, dishing out their books to the world. Some are represented by agents of traditional publishers, some are self-published via digital distribution platforms. It seems the… Continue reading On Writing Late in Life