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“Postcards from Elsewhere” Book Talk

A sit-down interview and an open forum with the author and illustrator of the "Postcards from Elsewhere" book. I

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STAYCATION AT THE CITADINES IN BASELINE CENTER IN CEBU

The opportunity for my own writer's retreat presented itself at the right place and time, when I was invited for a weekend staycation during the launch of Citadines in Cebu City. Citadines is not your 'regular' hotel--the brand is in a different niche category known as Apart'hotel, which essentially combine the best of home and… Continue reading STAYCATION AT THE CITADINES IN BASELINE CENTER IN CEBU

cebu, Hotels and Accommodations, Philippines, Published Essays, Published Stories, Travel Column

THE MAYA ANGELOU METHOD

One of my heroes, the renowned writer, poet and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, had a peculiar writing process: she would wake up early in the morning and chick in a hotel room. She would specifically instruct the staff to remove any artworks from the walls. She would then start writing at 6:30 in the… Continue reading THE MAYA ANGELOU METHOD