On becoming an interesting person

I am going through my Elizabeth Gilbert phase at the moment, devouring her books and stories with great pleasure. For the past two months I revisited every possible Isabel Allende book (in Spanish) that I could get my hands on, in whatever medium. Then I switched over to Elizabeth Gilbert, whose personal style of writing... Continue Reading →

Wings At Dawn Awarded!

It is with great pride that I share this wonderful news with you today: Wings At Dawn has been awarded Literary Titan's Silver Award for August 2019! Read the full book review HERE. And the author interview HERE. Click HERE for more information on the awards

First Author Interview!

I woke up this morning to find the notification that my first author interview has been published on Literary Titan! Click HERE to visit the site. Wings at Dawn follows a journalist on a fact-finding mission about child pornography and human trafficking in India. Why did you choose this topic for your novel? I was a... Continue Reading →

Thrilled!

July has always been a good month for me, and so far the first week has proven itself true. I am thrilled to share the latest review of Wings at Dawn, this time from Literary Titan

What pushes you to keep writing?

Keep pushing ©FrogDiva Photography Every writer has his or her own special quirk or technique. Hemingway and Shakespeare needed copious amounts of fermented grape juice to get them going. Others needed a special city to inspire them, others a particular time of day. The list is endless, but what all the successful writers have in... Continue Reading →

Don’t give up the day job…

Don't give up the day job ©FrogDiva Photography That is one of the first rules when choosing to become a serious writer. How many millions of books were conceived and born in-between exam papers, mid-term projects, balance sheets, depositions, construction sites, or even intercontinental flights? Whatever the circumstances and reasons for embarking on a journey... Continue Reading →

Becoming No One

©FrogDiva Photography It has been almost a month since the Game of Thrones series ended. If you were a true fan, and did things the right way, you read the books as well. Failure to do so would be disrespectful to George R. R. Martin and his brilliance. Admittedly, it is no easy (or cheap)... Continue Reading →

No Such Thing As Overnight Miracles

Yin and Yang ©FrogDiva Photography My father-in-law, may he rest in peace, always cautioned against people who promised overnight wealth and instant success. Such grandiose empty promises will blow up in your face sooner or later, and he was right. Similarly, in the Philippines there is an expression "Ningas-Kugon" which aptly describes the process of... Continue Reading →

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