A Sense of Wonder

I finally finished my sketchbook project 2018! And today is the damn deadline lol. Just need to blog its entirety (yikes) and mail it off. YAY. I titled this work "A Sense of Wonder" because that succinctly embodies this book, for the reader (hopefully) and me. It's also a line I took from one of… Continue reading A Sense of Wonder

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mini book reviews & trying to move on

I recently had to close a brief, beloved chapter/dream. I was a bookseller. I loved it. Those five months were the happiest, most fulfilling I ever experienced. I am sad to see it end, but I'm sure I'll find another job to love. I miss the staff but I can always visit. Anyway, I accumulated… Continue reading mini book reviews & trying to move on

Interview with Ano Ba

I was featured in the Pilipinx diaspora zine Ano Ba and below is my mini interview. I'm in the second issue and the theme was anger. My piece was produced from a prompt from Serena Valentino's comic book script writing class. She asked us to write a dialogue (and strictly dialogue, no gestures or setting… Continue reading Interview with Ano Ba

you are beautiful and necessary

I think I have a problem with accepting compliments. I used to be really bad and think they're lying and look at them weird and just brush it off. But now at least I can say thank you and smile, because I am genuinely touched that they said such sweet things. Yet, I still don't… Continue reading you are beautiful and necessary

[The Listserve] I’m not the failed savior

NOTE: I won the lottery for The Listserve a year ago today. Here's the instagram where I wrote about it. After two days and 600 words, this email below was the result. It was sent out 1/13/16. And while it landed in over 20k inboxes, I only received at most 10 replies but they were enough… Continue reading [The Listserve] I’m not the failed savior