Tag: podcast

  • Rich People Problems – Livestream on June 5, Saturday!

    Rich People Problems –  Livestream on June 5, Saturday!

    This weekend, I’m guesting on the #RomanceClass Podcast livestream to talk about writing about obscenely rich characters in our books. I’ll be joining host Mina and panelists Carla, Suzette, and Bianca in the livestream that will be going out on YouTube, Twitter and Facebook at 3pm (Manila Time/GMT+8) on Saturday, June 5, 2021.

  • #009 – Plot Challenges with Mina V. Esguerra

    #009 – Plot Challenges with Mina V. Esguerra

    I interview romance author Mina V. Esguerra about her writing process and how she manages to hit her word count goals. We also go in-depth about her difficulties with her latest book Kiss and Cry (which is available now so go get it). While we chatted, we had a yummy lunch at Mom and Tina’s in Greenhills on the Lunar New Year (yes this episode is super late sorry).

  • #007 – Spreadsheets and Divas with Tara Frejas

    #007 – Spreadsheets and Divas with Tara Frejas

    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.

  • #006 – Pressure to Rep with Chi Yu Rodriguez

    #006 – Pressure to Rep with Chi Yu Rodriguez

    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 characters in romance has its own unique kind of difficulty. You also get a special treat: at the end of the episode, I’ve added the live reading […]

  • AfA – 03 – With Liana Smith-Bautista at B&B (part 1 of 2)

    AfA – 03 – With Liana Smith-Bautista at B&B (part 1 of 2)

    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.

  • AfA – 02 – With KC Cimafranca at the ABC (part 2 of 2)

    AfA – 02 – With KC Cimafranca at the ABC (part 2 of 2)

    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.

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  • Adulting for Authors

    Adulting for Authors

    Welcome to the Adulting for Authors Podcast. LATEST: Episode 11 – Words and Lyrics with Jay E. Tria Episode 01 – With KC Cimafranca at the ABC (part 1 of 2) Episode 02 – With KC Cimafranca at the ABC (part 2 of 2) + #ThankYouPatrons Episode 03 – With Liana Smith-Bautista at B&B (part […]

  • AfA – 01 – With KC Cimafranca at the ABC (part 1 of 2)

    AfA – 01 – With KC Cimafranca at the ABC (part 1 of 2)

    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.

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  • Writing Wednesday

    Writing Wednesday

    I’ve decided my free writing-related posts on Patreon will be going up on Wednesday every week. Writing Wednesday! It did not get off to an auspicious start, as I barely made it yesterday — I published the post five minutes to midnight. Oh boy.

  • #NaPodWriMo – Episode 5 – Your Writing Toolbox

    #NaPodWriMo – Episode 5 – Your Writing Toolbox

    It’s Day 2 of National Novel Writing Month! Have you been able to hit your daily writing targets? If so, congratulations.