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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)

Articles, Writing

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

Articles, Writing

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

Articles, Product Reviews, Reviews

Vice Cosmetics Water Gel Lip and Cheek Tint

{Product Review} Vice Cosmetics Lip & Cheek Tint This unassuming liquid in a bottle turned out to be a lovely surprise.I am not a fan of Vice Ganda. For those who don't know it yet, Vice Ganda (a Filipino term which is "beautiful vice" in English translation), is Jose Marie Borja Viceral in real life. He is… Continue reading Vice Cosmetics Water Gel Lip and Cheek Tint

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Althea Stay Fresh Body Sparkling Mist

product review ALTHEA stay fresh Body mist This light cologne smells elegant and feminine. Great for every day use.According to their website, Althea is the first e-commerce company to have sourcing capabilities based in Korea and all customer-interfacing localised. Aside from authentic Korean products, it also created its own brand of beauty cosmetics. One such… Continue reading Althea Stay Fresh Body Sparkling Mist

Articles, DIY Projects, Organizing

DIY Leather Bookmarks

{DIY Projects} Leather Bookmarks Creating beautiful things out of (almost) junk Admittedly---and unashamedly---I'm a frugal artist and crafter. I seldom buy new materials. Of course, it's totally okay to buy crafting materials and supplies---and there's a whole lot of them, either locally and internationally.  Powered by Creative Market But I like to make do with what… Continue reading DIY Leather Bookmarks