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Writing for international magazines

JUST BECAUSE I have my newspapers in Iloilo since 2000, I’m really not excited about publishing in other newspapers and magazines, however national they...

Writing in the 2nd quarter, Part 2

LAST YEAR, I was contracted to prepare the second edition of the Creative Writing textbook that I have written for the Philippine senior high...

Felino Garcia’s prolegomenon, 4th and last of 4 Parts

IT IS MY contention that Felino S. Garcia, Jr. is a force to reckon with in literary criticism for our generation. Probably the best...

Felino Garcia’s prolegomenon, 3rd of 4 parts

LAST WEEK, I started you on Western Visayas’s foremost literary historian and critic Felino S. Garcia, Jr.’s prolegomenon for my book “At My Father’s...

Felino Garcia’s prolegomenon, 1st of 4 Parts

AS A WIDE reader, important writer, occasional critic, and all-around man of letters (author, editor, anthologist, publisher, textbook writer, bookseller, and creative writing workshop...

Decoding Peter Solis Nery, Part 2

AS I SAID last Monday, if you’ve been following me on Facebook, you’ll know that I never really abandoned posting my feelings for all...

Decoding Peter Solis Nery, Part 1

BECAUSE I am currently writing some other serious stuff for my life as a creative writer, I really don’t know how to chart my...

It’s Palanca season!

I’M NOT really in the mood to write my column this month. But I know how some avid readers have come to expect my articles...

Your 3-minute shot to glory, 3rd of 3 parts

WE ARE looking for a New Voice. Strange to say that considering it’s a Silent Film competition. But precisely that, “We are the Voice of those...

Your 3-minute shot to glory, 2nd of 3 parts

IMAGES. Cinema is a visual medium. Visual storytelling. Not literature. Films are moving images. * Film is cousin to photography. They are related. So yes, a slideshow of the most wonderful photography...

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