Every day this week, I'm going to blog about a week in Clarion (which honestly feels like a semester each). I suspect my first few posts will have more delineated days, as everything was so new and left sharp impressions; the days for the other weeks will blur into longer paragraphs, probably. Apparently, my class… Continue reading Clarion 2014, week 1: All things shiny and new, raring to go
I got accepted into the 2014 Clarion Writers' Workshop in the University of California, San Diego.
Well, since it's been a year to the day I finished my first-ever (fantasy) novella, I might as well celebrate it with a writing post. I just got back from coverage of the Panagbenga festival in Baguio. The reporters were billeted at The Forest Lodge, though we usually ate our meals at The Manor, both… Continue reading “Why do you write speculative fiction?”
It took me six months to realize that all the changes, all the fear and sadness I'd unknowingly tried to deny to myself—all of it were symptoms of growing pains, of adjustment pains.