Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

I am conducting a weekly workshop on Creative Writing this summer. I have been doing this (teaching basic creative writing to both teachers and students) for quite some time and honestly, it’s a bit tiring. For an introvert who does not enjoy hearing her voice aloud, public speaking is quite a struggle. To counter the…

Phoneless

Hi. This post is backdated because I do not want it to be the first thing one sees on my blog. It’s actually April 9 today. I have been unfollowing a lot of people on Facebook. I only have 2 posts on Instagram and I do not have a Twitter account because I am not…

Zine Orgy 4Play

Created a new zine for Zine Orgy 4Play called “Pagsasampay.” They are sketches and snippets of a fictional character’s childhood. Lately, I’ve been creating zines that are not strictly “literary” or may not be categorized as strictly fiction and poetry. Just a bunch of recording and notes like my previous “Tagu-taguan” zine. I called the writings inside…

Of Music Guides and Monologues

Okay, so Thursdays are challenging because I need to keep my students motivated and engaged. I must come up with activities that integrate both writing and concepts I think they might be interested in. This morning I browsed books about dancing, theater and researched Kundiman lyrics online for the Music students. For the Ballet students, I chose…