Each week, Ansela Corsino interviews an author over coffee to talk about how they stay productive.
Words and Lyrics with Jay E. Tria
Romance author Jay E. Tria and I chat about productivity, writing fictional bands and ... eggs. Among other things! I also ramble on about fountain pens. Enjoy!
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Story Design with Brigitte Bautista
Over a lovely breakfast at La Mere Poulard, I had a chat with F/F romance author Brigitte Bautista. We talked about how outlining made her a better, more productive writer and how writing fiction is kind of like programming, which is her day job.
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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).
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Poetry Jam with Paolo Manalo
I spoke with poet and professor Paolo Manalo about how he makes words happen. It turns out writing fiction is a kinda different from writing poetry, who knew? If you love words, you’ll enjoy this episode.
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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.
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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 …
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