IN CONVERSATION WITH MAGGIE HUMM: Re-writing A Beloved Character – The Constraints and Freedom of Retellings

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! Retellings have become quite popular these days with books like Spin The Dawn by Elizabeth Lim, Girl, Serpent, Thorn by Melissa Bashardoust, Circe by Madeleine Miller, to name a few. I adore fantasy retellings; it's quite a risky project to take on … Continue reading IN CONVERSATION WITH MAGGIE HUMM: Re-writing A Beloved Character – The Constraints and Freedom of Retellings

WRITING ADVICE THAT HASN’T WORKED FOR ME // THREE WRITERS SHARE THEIR WRITING PROCESS!

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! I have been a creative writer for years before I even got started on my blog. Back then, I was under the delusion that a writer's first draft would always need be in tip-top shape. I had no idea what beta-readers, plotting, … Continue reading WRITING ADVICE THAT HASN’T WORKED FOR ME // THREE WRITERS SHARE THEIR WRITING PROCESS!

AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH M.L. WANG // ON STORYTELLING THEMES AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! Today, I'm so excited to be interviewing M.L. Wang, the 2019 winner of the Self Published Fantasy Blog-Off! I had the chance to read and review M.L. Wang's The Sword of Kaigen last year. The self-published military fantasy book completely amazed me! … Continue reading AUTHOR INTERVIEW WITH M.L. WANG // ON STORYTELLING THEMES AND CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT

A WRITER’S PERSPECTIVE: WHAT I LEARNED WRITING MY SECOND DRAFT

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! Writing my second draft was way harder than the first. Before I sat down to write the second draft, I already had a list of things that I knew I wanted to change.  I began my rewrite mid-2019 and finished in March … Continue reading A WRITER’S PERSPECTIVE: WHAT I LEARNED WRITING MY SECOND DRAFT

SNAPSHOT OF AN AUTHOR’S LIFE: BALANCING SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING AND ONLINE PRESENCE BY HELEN SCHEUERER

This post may contain affiliate links. Read my disclaimer policy for more info. Mabuhay, friends! As a writer and a blogger, balancing my time between my various priorities has always been difficult. While working on my manuscript I always found myself being pulled every different way! With that struggle, I knew I needed advice from someone who … Continue reading SNAPSHOT OF AN AUTHOR’S LIFE: BALANCING SOCIAL MEDIA, MARKETING AND ONLINE PRESENCE BY HELEN SCHEUERER