We listened to their tales of how they started writing and the inspiration for their works, answers on how to overcome depression, writer’s block, and other hurdles, and their opinions about literature, writing, and career choices.
I have heard of national hero and poet Francisco Balagtas mention that Laguna de Bay has nymphs in one of his poems, which I still could not find. But I have yet to come across anything that says that Pasig River has even one nymph.
What were your favorite books as a kid? Do you still read children’s books? If you would give a book to your younger self, what would it be? I come from a religious family. That is why a great number of my books as a kid were about Bible stories. Arthur Maxwell was the first…
When you started your blog, did you set any goals? Have you achieved them? Have they changed at all? Blogging makes me read books. Some years ago, when my work load was way lighter than it is now, I had ample time to spare, even when it’s not break time. I could read books there….