Announcements View All

Summer Feels Sale Alert!

 The print version of Summer Feels is on 20% discount until January 5, 2018! Quick, this is the perfect holiday…

12 Months of Love | 24 Reasons to Love Launch

12 Months of Love | 24 Reasons to Love, an anthology of 24 holiday-themed stories is launching its ebook version…

Author Life View All

The Road to Writing Romance—Kate, Finally

I don’t do romance, at least that’s what I was telling people up until early this year. I always say…

MIBF 2016 Thoughts and Feelings

I was introduced to the Manila International Book Fair or MIBF last year, 2015, when Buqo, the online platform sponsor…

Features View All

Summer Feels Blog Tour and Giveaway: Get to Know H. Bentham

I am so thrilled about the release of Summer Feels: a #romanceclass Anthology, not only because I am one of…

Buddy System: 10 Things You Shouldn’t Do on your Company Summer Outing

In my newest story, Buddy System, featured in Summer Feels (a #romanceclass anthology), the main character, twenty-something IT consultant Kit…

Parenting & Relationships View All

The Significance of Valentine’s Day

The significance of Valentine's Day for me has evolved over the years. My first V-day cards were created painstakingly for my…

What My 6-Year Old Daughter Taught Me About Writing

The above two stories were written by my 6-year old daughter.  She gave them to me, very proud that she…

Perspective View All

Farewell, 2016! Hello, 2017!

  2016 is done and dusted. And while it was a big year for me, writing-wise, I am excited at…

2016 is Going to be Epic!

Think about this: My first novel (#JustWritePH), Turning Points, will be released as a stand-alone e-book novel by Buqo. I…

Photography View All

Travel & Write Series: Thailand

I took a business trip to Thailand two-and-a-half years ago back in June 2014. It was my first time travelling…

Quill Library View All

A Tribute to Three Fathers (written in 2000)

First of all,  I would like to pay tribute to my Daddy, who until this day,  for me, remains to…

Second Chance – An Excerpt from the “Yeyet” mini book from “Life in a Middle, A Discovery”

I am afraid to hope . . . afraid to wish . . . and yet here I am again…

Reviews View All

When Sparks Fly: A Review

The first time I read Ines Bautista-Yao’s latest romance novel, When Sparks Fly, I recalled another book that I really…

#HeistClub Blog Tour: Reviews Part 1

The spotlight is on the #HeistClub authors and stories, and Philippine crime fiction in general.  Although I was only supposed…

Travel View All

Travel & Write Series: Thailand

I took a business trip to Thailand two-and-a-half years ago back in June 2014. It was my first time travelling…

The Three Faces of Bali

The Three Faces of Bali – Day 1 I arrived in Denpasar, Bali at 7:53AM, 04 October 2014, not having…