I spoke with poet and professor Paolo Manalo about how he makes words happen. It turns out writing fiction is a kinda different from writing poetry, who knew? If you love words, you’ll enjoy this episode.
This week’s episode features an interview with romance author Tara Frejas. We met over dinner at Barcino on a Sunday night, and she shared with me her writing process and why she writes the stories she does, among a lot of things. We also chat about the upcoming #RomanceClass film project and a romance anthology she’s co-authoring with five other writers. And as a special treat, this episode also includes a recording of a live reading of an excerpt of one of Tara’s books. Check out Tara’s bio below, and further down, the episode shownotes.
I chatted with Chi Yu Rodriguez at Starbucks on Matalino about how she finished a book in full-day writing sessions, and why being an #OwnVoices author writing bisexual …
As you probably know, I have a Patreon. One of the reasons I decided to get one is that I figured it might be an effective way to get me to Make More Stuff. Because if people are giving you money on a regular basis, you will owe them Stuff and you will therefore have to make Stuff. Anyway, that was the theory.
This week’s episode is an interview with romance author Carla de Guzman. At Tyler’s Cafe over pancakes and cheese, we discussed Carla’s productivity tools and processes.
Happy new year! In this episode I explain why AfA episode 4 is super late, and what I’ve been doing on the last day of 2018. We also have the second part of my interview with Liana Smith Bautista at the Books & Brews Cafe. We chatted about fanfiction and the communities around them, and more writing productivity tools.
This is the second author interview I conducted while I was in Cebu City a few weeks ago. This time, I chatted with Liana Smith-Bautista, an editor and romance author (she writes under the pen name Kate Sebastian). I spoke with Liana over coffee, pasta and cookies at the Books & Brews Cafe, and she shared her productivity tips, including scary apps and what music is great to write to.
I met up with KC Cimafranca — author of paranormal and fantasy fiction — at the Abaca Baking Company in Cebu. We discuss how to write when your brain refuses to cooperate and your characters fall silent.
I met up with KC Cimafranca — author of paranormal and fantasy fiction — at the Abaca Baking Company in Cebu. We discuss how to write amidst chaos and exactly how much milk tea one needs to do a full night’s work.
Last Sunday, I had my very first Radish Live Chat for my story The Billionaire’s Game. It was so much fun! I didn’t expect so many readers would be there from places where it was either too early in the morning or too late at night. Thank you so much.
The Live Chat was exclusively for readers who read my latest update of TBG, chapter 56 “Tea and Company”. As I promised, I held a Radish coin giveaway. I posted eight questions about TBG and picked the best answers. I said the winners would get 10 coins each, but after giving it some thought, I changed my mind and awarded them 12 coins instead.
Q1. What do you think happens in the next episode?
Obviously I already knew what was going to happen in chapter 57, but I thought it would be fun to find out what the readers were speculating.