New Audio Short Story: Firestarter

We’re still halfway through June so it’s not yet too late to join in the celebration of Audiobook Month! And for that my brother and I decided to create audio versions of my short stories and flash fiction pieces, starting with my Philippine mythology short Firestarter. πŸ₯³ Listen to the audiobook for free on YouTube.Continue reading “New Audio Short Story: Firestarter”

8Letters Literary Festival 2022: Author Branding

Do you know your author brand? πŸ€” But don’t fret if you don’t! I’m sure we can all agree that the Internet is a great place to build a brand, and it’s never too late to get started. In fact, with the help of social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube, it’s nowContinue reading “8Letters Literary Festival 2022: Author Branding”

8Letters Literary Festival 2022: Sci-Fi Masterclass

Here’s another event to watch out for, coming to the 8Letters Bookstore and Publishing‘s annual Literary Festival in April! πŸ‘Ύ Do you like science fiction? If yes, then this event is for you! Register today for this virtual event happening on April 9 and 10, 4PM PHT (4AM Eastern unfortunately, but 9AM GMT), where youContinue reading “8Letters Literary Festival 2022: Sci-Fi Masterclass”

8Letters Literary Festival 2022: Caught In A Badass Romance

This event might be part of 8Letters Bookstore and Publishing‘s annual Literary Festival, but it warrants a separate post. Filipino authors? Indie publishing? Romance writing? They got you covered! πŸ’– Register today and join this virtual event on April 15 5-6:30PM PHT (that’s 5AM Eastern alas, but 10AM London) to learn from the Filipino romanceContinue reading “8Letters Literary Festival 2022: Caught In A Badass Romance”

Coming Soon: The Annual 8Letters Literary Festival 2022

The indie spirit is bright and blazing here in the Philippines, and I’m thrilled to announce that it’s almost that time of the year again for 8Letters Bookstore and Publishing‘s annual Literary Festival! ✨ You are all invited to this online event that will run from April 9 to 17 and will feature Filipino spokenContinue reading “Coming Soon: The Annual 8Letters Literary Festival 2022”

Cover Reveal: ‘Liwanag’ and ‘Kadiliman’ by 8Letters

Happy Monday, friends! Hope you had a fantastic weekend πŸ₯° I’m starting off this week with some bookish news from the Philippine front, and I’m excited to announce that one of my short stories, Death Penalty, has been selected to be part of this beautiful two-book anthology by 8Letters Bookstore and Publishing! πŸ₯³ These upcomingContinue reading “Cover Reveal: ‘Liwanag’ and ‘Kadiliman’ by 8Letters”

Author Spotlight: Jonathan Oliver Alarilla

Hello, friends! Hope your weekend’s going great. But before I resume my reading this afternoon, I’d like to take a moment to continue introducing you to more Filipino authors! Today we (virtually) have with us Jonathan Oliver Alarilla, author of the fantasy novel Crystalloids Keepers: Aferna and the Revenge of Wickostadia. Originally into drawing andContinue reading “Author Spotlight: Jonathan Oliver Alarilla”

Author Spotlight: Daniel C. De Guzman

Hello again, friends! We have a double feature this Wednesday, because I’m not yet done with Filipino bookish stuff, haha πŸ˜„ So while I’ll have #FebruarySheWrote features, I’ll still be bringing Filipino books and authors of all types to you. Gotta love your own, right? 🀣 Anyway, today I’d like you all to meet DanielContinue reading “Author Spotlight: Daniel C. De Guzman”

Author Spotlight: Renato Tranquilino

Would you look at that, it’s our favorite time of the week. Happy Friday, friends! πŸ₯³ I’m back and ready for more bookscapades with you all. You enjoyed last week’s set of bookish news from the Filipino front, I hope? Because there’s more of that this weekend, though I also have my first book reviewContinue reading “Author Spotlight: Renato Tranquilino”

Coming Soon: Tablay the Graphic Novel by Katrina F. Olan and Paul Medalla

Ah, Mondays. Sometimes they’re also rainy and get you down. But hopefully not this Monday, because I have one more Filipino bookish news to share with you all! πŸ“’ So we’ve talked Filipino YA, fantasy and even isekai… but mecha, anyone? Well, look no further, because Katrina F. Olan has us covered with her novelContinue reading “Coming Soon: Tablay the Graphic Novel by Katrina F. Olan and Paul Medalla”