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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

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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

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Day 8 #28Letters – FROZEN EDEN

Like a puny flame, the sun was expunged by the passing of billions of icy cold, colossal meteors, gobbling it up in one fell swoop. When the heavy pounding of snow stopped, Evie came out from under the volcanic cave where she’d taken refuge, surviving by keeping herself warm beside the flickering heat of the… Continue reading Day 8 #28Letters – FROZEN EDEN

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Day 6 #28Letters: The Window

His feet tapped on the window sill, finding rest for his tired, wind-whipped body. The mother whispered, “Go away,” but abruptly stopped when her child grasped her arm, weakly shaking her small head. In gratitude, he sang her a beautiful song. She rewarded him with a dazzling smile. From then on, the window remained open.… Continue reading Day 6 #28Letters: The Window

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Day 5 #28Letters: Dementia

At first, it’s the little things. A name. Some place. A memory. Then it becomes a few names. A lot of places. Many memories. It’s like, you step into a merry-go-round which has just started spinning, and then it speeds up, round and round and round, and you get lost and dizzy as the objects… Continue reading Day 5 #28Letters: Dementia

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Day 4 #28 Letters : Guilt

She’s gone. Cursing, his knees buckled. He slumped to the floor. It’s Gina’s fault! He’d told her he didn’t want to see her anymore. But when she opened her door to him naked and flung herself at him, he hadn’t been able to resist her. Afterward, he’d been disgusted at himself for breaking his promise… Continue reading Day 4 #28 Letters : Guilt

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Day 3 #28Letters : Buti Ka Pa

Apologies, but this poem that I wrote is best rendered in the Filipino language.  Buti ka pa, naka-move on na                          Samantalang ako, eto, hindi pa.                    Kaloka, kataka-taka Anyare sa ating dalawa? Dati, nilalanggam tayo Bigla na lang naging buro. Bakit kasi kontrabida Iyang ex mong may sira? Binuko ako sa nanay mo Di ako marunong… Continue reading Day 3 #28Letters : Buti Ka Pa

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Of Drabbles and Day 2: #28Letters

This is a continuation of my previous post about#28Letters, a Writing Challenge by #8Circles Creative Community which calls for writing a 100 word story (or a drabble) of any genre. A bit of knowledge-sharing before I post my Day 2 story: Like I’ve said, a Drabble, also called Micro Fiction, is a short work of… Continue reading Of Drabbles and Day 2: #28Letters