Breaking Ground (the Santermo Young Writer’s Workshop)

Today was the last day of the Santermo Young Writer's Workshop "Breaking Ground." It was a two day workshop with talks -- one by myself, talking about the writer's life, and the other by Rene Hinojales, who wrote about writing and performance -- and we workshopped poetry (yesterday) and today we worked on the fiction…Read more Breaking Ground (the Santermo Young Writer’s Workshop)

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what is poor anyway?

So I posted an article I read that someone posted on Facebook. It was about how the Millennial Generation are the poorest when compared to other generations at that age. I read the article and it raises a few valid points -- like how the Baby Boomers left the world in such a state that…Read more what is poor anyway?

So Who’s the Boss: a review of You’re My Boss

This was the article I was referring to in a previous post. It got published the day after I said it would be published but that was because the office got intense on the first working day after the long Easter break. It happens. My review for You're My Boss came out and I'm still…Read more So Who’s the Boss: a review of You’re My Boss

writing like a critic again

Yesterday, I saw a movie in the cinema again. Haven't done that in a while -- two weeks is a long while for me -- and because I didn't want to see Furious 7, I decided to lift my self-imposed ban from reviewing Filipino films, I saw You're My Boss. I put up this self-imposed…Read more writing like a critic again

overflow of emotions (a Typhoon Haiyan post)

I've been slipping in my work in-between checking up on the Typhoon Haiyan relief operations on social media. I can't really focus now as the gravity of the situation is becoming clearer and clearer to me as the hours go by. I cannot completely comprehend the full extent of what just happened and what Typhoon…Read more overflow of emotions (a Typhoon Haiyan post)